Category Archives: Birds

Male Hooded Merganser

This is a Male Hooded Merganser I photographed at my neighbors pond near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas (2016). This was the first winter that I saw a pair in this pond and have not seen them since. How I Got The Shot – Male Hooded Merganser I was sitting on a dock hand holding a… Read More »

American White Pelican With Minnow

I photographed this American White Pelican With a Minnow at the Robert S. Kerr Reservoir (Kerr Dam) in Oklahoma (December 2013). I like to go to this place during the winter because lots of Pelicans and Gulls are feeding here. You do need to dress warm because it gets cold with the wind blowing over the water. How… Read More »

American White Pelican Portrait

I photographed this American White Pelican at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma (5-16-2019). How I Got The Shot – American White Pelican At the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, I pulled into the Sand Town parking area and spotted this Pelican walking on the fishing pier. I positioned my pickup so that I could photograph it. When… Read More »

Great Blue Heron Regaining Balance

This Great Blue Heron had missed whatever it was trying to catch. When it brought its head out of the water it needed to regain its balance by using its wings. You can see in my photo the disturbance in the water where it speared its beak. They are quick and use lots of force when trying to… Read More »

Great Blue Heron With Green Sunfish

I photographed this Great Blue Heron with what I think is a Green Sunfish at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. This was on the Sally Jones Causeway where I have hung out a lot this summer. This is my go to place to photograph Great Blue Herons and Great Egrets. Here are a few photos I… Read More »