Eastern Whip-poor-will Feigning Injury

I have a trail on my property that leads into the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. I was walking this trail when an Eastern Whip-poor-will flew in front of me acting injured. I knew it had to have a nest nearby, and I spotted two eggs laying on the ground near the trail. This is the second… Read More »

Whitetail Doe Feeding And Watching

This Whitetail Doe had its eyes on me while it was eating. It fed toward me so I got a wonderful closeup photo. How I Got The Shot – Whitetail Doe Feeding And Watching I had my camera and lens resting on a bean bag draped over the open window of my pickup. Technical: • Location: Sequoyah National… Read More »

Snowy Egret With Shad

I photographed this Snowy Egret with a shad at Lock and Dam 13 in Barling, Arkansas. It was against the dam standing in the rocks. How I Got The Shot – Snowy Egret With Shad Lock and Dam 13 is near my house and it’s an excellent place to photograph birds catching fish. They don’t seem to mind… Read More »

Two Watersnakes Eating Same Catfish

I was walking on the edge of the Arkansas River near Barling, Arkansas when I saw this Watersnake with a Catfish. The Watersnake was swimming to the bank with the Catfish in its mouth. It was on the bank when it saw me and it went back into the river out of view. I knew it would have… Read More »

Red-eared Slider Laying Eggs

This Red-eared Slider had a hole dug and I think she is trying to lay eggs. I came across her at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I don’t think she was in a suitable place for laying eggs because she was in one of the parking areas for launching boats. I took a few quick photos… Read More »