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Posted in Woodpeckers on June 6, 2013

Pileated Head Shot

This is a close up shot of the Pileated Woodpecker I spotted on May 31, 2013, at the Ridgefield NWR.  He leaned a little to the right of the snag he was pecking on, leaving just white sky as the background.  I typically prefer some color in the background but here the white sky ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Woodpeckers on April 7, 2011

Northern Flicker (female)

This Northern Flicker put up with me for a bunch of shots on a metal gate at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in April 2011.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/800, f5.6, ISO500, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Oddities, Woodpeckers on October 3, 2010

Frog on the back of a Downy Woodpecker

I was shooting at the Ridgefield NWR in Dec. 2009, and came across this Downy Woodpecker on a tree trunk.  I shot many frames of the bird and didn’t realize until I got home and viewed the shots in Lightroom, that the bird had a hitchhiker–a Pacific Tree Frog.  I ha ... Continue Reading