Female Dark-eyed Junco – Ouachita Mountains

This is a photo of a female Dark-eyed Junco that I photographed on the March 28, 2016. This was at my place in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas. These are some of the most abundant birds I see when I am out hiking during the winter. They also flock to my feeders, but it is difficult to photograph… Read More »

Tom Turkey At Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

I photographed this Wild Tom Turkey at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I saw a total of two Toms (Two Rio Grande Turkeys Displaying) following a group of hens and they couldn’t care less that I was around. How I Got The Shot – Tom Turkey I was hand holding a Fujifilm X-T3 camera with a… Read More »

Baby Bison Resting

I photographed this Baby Bison while at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma back in April 2012. I went to this refuge to camp last week but didn’t see many Bison. I didn’t stay long at this refuge because they closed Doris Campground where I camped. This campground closed because of precautions being taken to prevent the… Read More »

Green June Bug In March

I’m surprised to find this Green June Bug on the 26th of March here in Arkansas. I didn’t think they showed up until June. I read that this insect overwinters as mature larva in the soil. They feed and finish maturing in the spring and pupate in a cell in the soil. A few beetles may emerge in… Read More »

Whitetail Doe With Long Hair

At the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma, it must stay cold for a long period of time, because this Doe appears to have longer than average hair. I saw several other Deer with long hair like this one. How I Got The Shot – Whitetail Doe With Long Hair I had a Fujifilm X-T3 camera with a… Read More »