Category Archives: Birds

Male Northern Cardinal

I photographed this male Northern Cardinal back in June 2018 at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I don’t photograph a lot of song birds at this refuge unless I can get a clean shot. The vegetation is so thick at this refuge that getting a shot that doesn’t have lots of clutter is difficult. Northern Cardinal… Read More »

Eastern Bluebird At Nest Box Entrance

I photographed this male Eastern Bluebird bringing food to the nest box in my yard here in Arkansas. I made a blog post a week or so ago (Eastern Bluebird With Large Spider) and I mentioned in this post that I have a 2 acre yard with three Bluebird nesting boxes. I have had these boxes for years… Read More »

Common Grackle

I photographed this Common Grackle back in June 2018 at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. How I Got The Shot – Common Grackle I was parked on the side of the tour road in the Miners Cove area when this Common Grackle landed on a metal rail stuck in the water. I had my Canon EOS… Read More »

Northern Cardinal Fledgling

Back in June 2017 I photographed a Northern Cardinal Fledgling resting on the edge of a bird bath that I have in my yard. I had emptied the bird bath so that I could clean it. When I came back with a brush the Cardinal was on the edge of the bird bath. The parents and another Fledgling… Read More »

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron With Crayfish

I photographed this Yellow-crowned Night-Heron eating a Crayfish at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma back in June 2017. They appear at this refuge during this month and I can usually find them close to the tour road after a rain. The Yellow-crowned Night-Heron eats mainly crustaceans (crabs and crayfish) as well as insects, some fish or… Read More »