Category Archives: Birds

Pied-billed Grebe Swallowing Fish

When I saw this Pied-billed Grebe trying to swallow this fish yesterday, I didn’t think it was going to succeed. Because of the size of this fish, I’m amazed that it was able to capture and carry the fish to the surface. They dive to get food. It took this bird only a few seconds to swallow the… Read More »

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 »