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Posted in Videos on May 8, 2011

Videos: Wilson’s Snipe & Yellow-headed ...

Here are a couple of videos showing the calls of two birds, the Wilson’s Snipe and the Yellow-headed Blackbird.  Pay attention to the feet of the blackbird.  The interesting feather action, and the call of the blackbird is heard toward the end of the video. These were ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on May 5, 2011

Yellow-headed Blackbird Portrait

There’s one stretch of road at the Ridgfield National Wildlife Refuge where this Yellow-headed Blackbird has decided to call home.  The bird rarely leaves the cattails on the right side of the road making the bird a dream to photograph from one’s vehicle.  In this s ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on May 2, 2011

I’m little, but I’m loud!”

A Yellow-headed Blackbird sings his “beautiful” song for me at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on April 29, 2011.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/250, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, fill flash. Continue Reading