Category Archives: Birds

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 »

Turkey Hen At The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

This is a photo of a Rio Grande Turkey hen I photographed back in March 2016 during this same week while at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. The first thing I noticed on that trip were the wild Turkeys. They seem to be everywhere. You didn’t have to travel far on any of the refuge roads… Read More »

Two Rio Grande Turkeys Displaying

These two Rio Grande Turkeys were strutting and displaying at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma (March 15, 2020). They were easy to find and photograph because these two Tom Turkeys were in the Doris Campground where I’m camped. A bunch of Rio Grande Turkey hens and these two Toms would come through every morning and evening.… Read More »

Mourning Dove Walking Through Pine Needles

Yesterday I posted a photo of a Northern Mockingbird Looking Up. Today’s photo is of a Mourning Dove that I also photographed in my yard here in Arkansas. These birds nest in my pines every year. How I Got The Shot – Mourning Dove Walking Under Pine Tree This bird was foraging on the ground near my bird feeder.… Read More »