Category Archives: Birds

Ring-billed Gull Leaving Water With Shad

Photographing this Ring-billed Gull leaving the water with a shad was exciting and fast paced. It makes it worthwhile sitting on cold rocks and freezing my butt off. This was at Robert S. Kerr Reservoir (Kerr Dam) near Sallisaw, Oklahoma. How I Got The Shot – Ring-billed Gull Leaving Water With Shad I was hand holding a Canon… Read More »

Double-crested Cormorant Takeoff

I photographed this Double-crested Cormorant at Robert S. Kerr Reservoir (Kerr Dam) near Sallisaw, Oklahoma. This is my go-to place for photographing birds in the winter. The Double-crested Cormorant are constantly taking off and landing so I am able to get lots of action photos. How I Got The Shot – Double-crested Cormorant Takeoff I park on the… Read More »

Great Blue Heron After Grooming

After this Great Blue Heron finished grooming it posed like this facing the sunrise. The way that it had its wings and neck feathers I thought made for a cool looking photograph. I photographed this bird for two mornings while at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. It had a great spot for catching shad and it… Read More »

Great Blue Heron Catching Two Shad

I found this Great Blue Heron in the same place as the last two times I was at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. This time I was able to photograph it catching two shad at the same time. Before swallowing both it dropped the one in the front. After eating the one it was able to… Read More »

Great Blue Heron Catching Shad

I went back to the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma yesterday and found this Great Blue Heron in the same place I saw it a few days ago (Great Blue Heron Reflection In Water). The Great Blue Heron was catching Shad this time. How I Got The Shot – Great Blue Heron With Shad Yesterday was a… Read More »