Category Archives: Birds

Barred Owl In Flooded Timber

I parked on the side of the auto tour road to watch a Water Moccasin when this Barred Owl flew into a tree across from me. It checked me out a few times but searched the water that was under the tree. The snake disappeared when the Owl first landed. I’m not sure if the Snake is what… Read More »

Pair Of Barred Owl Fledglings

I have observed and photographed a pair of Barred Owl Fledglings for several weeks (July 2018) at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. This pair is in an area that’s called Miner’s Cove. I am able to sit in my pickup on the side of the road to photograph them and the parents. The Barred Owl parents… Read More »

Barred Owl At Miner’s Cove

I spotted this Barred Owl around 08:40 a.m. at Miner’s Cove at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma (07-31-2018). Miner’s Cove is a great place to see and photograph these Owls. A pair of them raised a couple of young ones which I was able to photograph (Barred Owl Fledglings). I’m surprised this one was out so… Read More »

Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Close-up

This photograph of a Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Close-up was taken last July at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I start seeing these birds during June but I haven’t seen any this year and it is already late July. I am wondering if the flood we had back in May had something to do with them not… Read More »

Great Blue Heron With Freshwater Drum

This Great Blue Heron caught this Freshwater Drum at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I have photographed several birds near the Sally Jones West Causeway the past few days. I made a blog post with a Great Egret Tossing A Fish on this same day. This Great Blue Heron was standing in shallow water trying to… Read More »