Category Archives: Birds

Eastern Bluebird With Large Spider

I photographed this female Eastern Bluebird with a large spider for its young in my yard here in Arkansas. Birds choose spiders over other insect meals because of the larger amount of taurine found in spiders, according to Kathryn Arnold, an ornithologist at the University of Glasgow. Taurine is an amino acid that impacts growth, resulting in enhanced… Read More »

Great Egret Standing In Tall Vegetation

I photographed this Great Egret sneaking through tall vegetation at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. It was trying to catch crayfish, but it wasn’t successful while I was around. I had seen a Great Blue Heron doing the same thing the day before and it caught several. How I Got The Shot – Great Egret This… Read More »

Great Blue Heron Standing On Log

I photographed this Great Blue Heron standing on a log at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. This was back on the 15th of May. How I Got The Shot – Great Blue Heron This Heron was west of the Tuff Boat Ramp near the tour road. I was able to park a short distance to the… Read More »

Bald Eagle In May

I photographed this Bald Eagle last week while driving the tour road at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. The Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge hosts some of the largest bald eagle populations in Oklahoma. They even have a live Bald Eagle cam setup on one of the nests (view the camera). How I Got The Shot This… Read More »

Cedar Waxwing Eating Mulberry

I photographed this Cedar Waxwing eating a mulberry in a Mulberry tree at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. This refuge has several Mulberry trees and during this time of year you can see all types of birds eating the Mulberries. How I Got The Shot – Cedar Waxwing Eating Mulberry I have one spot I like… Read More »