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Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on May 6, 2017

Singing Yellow-rumped Warbler

A common bird at the Ridgefield NWR in Spring, the Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle variety with white throat) can be seen all over the refuge.  The yellow throated Audubon’s variety can also be spotted.  Note the white eyebrow this bird has that the Audubon’s variety ... Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on May 10, 2015

Colors of Spring

A lovely representative of spring in the Pacific Northwest, the Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon’s variety) is always a welcome sight at the Ridgefield NWR.  I took this shot on May 6, 2015 using the 500mm plus the 1.4x extender. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f5.6, ISO 640, 700 ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on July 11, 2014

July 7, 2014 – East side of Mt. Hood, OR � ...

Several factors made me decide to try something different for today’s (July 7, 2014) photo shoot.  One, Ridgefield NWR is relatively quiet this time of year and the grass is very high, making shots that I could easily take in winter, very difficult now.  Two, I am in need ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on April 2, 2014

Mar. 21, 2014 – Ridgefield NWR – 40 Im ...

Hi again, everybody!  I’m so far behind in getting posts up on The Blog that I am skipping forward to my March 21, 2014, photo shoot at the Ridgefield NWR, where I clicked off about a thousand frames and ended up with 40 shots to share. Regarding the LensAlign MkII AF cali ... Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on March 4, 2014

Sign of Spring in the Air

This shot of a Yellow-rumped Warbler was taken at Ridgefield, WA, on Feb. 21, 2014.  Canon 5D Mark III, 1/250, f10, ISO 800, 500mm. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 12, 2013

Oct. 10, 2013 – Salish Ponds Wetland Park, F ...

It’s October 10, and my ‘home’ wildlife refuge is still closed to the public.  I couldn’t go any longer without getting out and shooting, so I asked my daughter, Kimi, if she would go shooting with me at a wildlife area that is just minutes from my home, ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on May 3, 2013

May 1, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 22 Phot ...

I had been keeping an eye out for Canon’s firmware update to the 5D Mark III and it finally appeared on April 30.  One of the features of the update allows auto focus with the center focus point when a lens and extender with a maximum aperture of f8 is attached.  Prior to ... Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on February 6, 2013

Yellow-rumped Warbler in Winter

A shot I took against the light at the Ridgefield NWR in Washington state, Jan. 18, 2013.   Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1600, f5.6, ISO 500, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on February 5, 2013

Jan. 18, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 15 Photos ...

It’s another mostly sunny day at the Ridgefield NWR in southwest Washington state.  I decided to shoot from around noon until sunset today instead of catching the sunrise.  Temperatures were in the upper 20’s to lower 30’s, so there was some ice around. Speaki ... Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on December 9, 2012

Female Yellow-rumped Warbler

A beautiful Yellow-rumped Warbler poses for me near marker #11 at the Ridgefield NWR on Nov. 26, 2012.   Camera used: Canon 5D Mark III, 1/3200, f5.6, ISO 1250, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading