Bird photos from this year

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, April.

American Bittern

On the hunt

On the hunt

The strike

The strike

Juicy tadpole

Juicy tadpole

Need a little water to get it down

Need a little water to get it down

The swallow

The swallow

The stretch

The stretch

Posing

Posing

Posing

Posing

Posing

Posing

Posing

Posing

Heron

Heron

Heron

Heron

The hunt

The hunt

The strike

The strike

The strike

The strike

Juicy sunfish

Juicy sunfish

Post swallow shake

Post swallow shake

Snake eater

Snake eater

Snake eater

Snake eater

Me? What snake

Me? What snake

Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Sandhill cranes

Sandhill cranes

Redtailed hawk eating

Redtailed hawk eating

Redtailed hawk eating

Redtailed hawk eating

Redtailed hawk eating

Redtailed hawk eating

Sandhill cranes

Sandhill cranes

Marsh wren

Marsh wren

Marsh wren

Marsh wren

Female lesser scaup

Female lesser scaup

Ring-necked ducks

Ring-necked ducks
February

Ruddy Duck

Ruddy Duck

Hawk

Hawk

Northern Harrier

Northern Harrier

Northern Harrier

Northern Harrier

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

GBH

GBH

GBH

GBH