All posts tagged: McKee Beshers WMA

American Goldfinches at Sunflower Fields

Sunflower blossoms at McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area near Poolesville, Maryland have all but gone and the seeds are maturing that attract the birds especially the American goldfinches. It’s challenging to capture good pictures of them because they are small in size and seem to […]

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July is for Sunflowers in Washington

It’s time for sunflowers at McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area (WNA) on River Road, Poolesville, MD. I took these pictures late afternoon yesterday (July 9th). They are young blooming so the seeds have not matured yet. I did not see any birds, neither yellow finches […]

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Birds at Sunflower Field

I don’t remember I ever visited McKee Beshers sunflower field so many times in the past years. My first two times were strictly for sunflower shots but the last three times in the past two weeks were for birds especially goldfinches and Indigo Bunting. I […]

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Golden Finches

Sunflower seeds are maturing that attract lots of birds especially golden finches.  Taking advantage of cool and pleasant morning yesterday, I went back to McKee Beshers sunflower field to photograph some of these beautiful golden finches. Instead of using tripod last time, I decided to […]

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Sunflower Field at Sunset

Photographing sunflower field at sunset is quite different from photographing them in the morning when the sunlight is coming from behind the shoulder like the previous posting. It presented major challenge in handling the sunlight. I ended up taking most of the shots using HDR […]

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Time for Sunflowers

Located on River Road in Poolesville, Maryland, McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 2,000-acre tract in a mixture of woodlands, fields, wooded bottomland and managed wetland impoundments. The State of Maryland plants sunflowers in several fields with a total area of approximately 30 acres […]

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Sunflowers in Poolesville, Maryland

McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area located off River Road in Poolesville, Maryland is a 2,000 acre tract in a mixture of woodlands, fields, and wetlands. It provides home for a variety of wildlife, including, turkeys, waterfowls, song birds, deer, wood ducks, etc. Approximately 30 acres […]

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