Water Moccasin Covered In Duckweed

Both daytime and nighttime activity are possible for the Water Moccasin.On bright, sunny days, though, they are typically discovered lying coiled or stretched out in the shadows.They frequently spend the early morning and cold days soaking up the sun.They frequently come out at dusk to warm themselves on warm surfaces. Gear Used: Camera: Canon EOS R5 Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1… Read More »

Two Seven Point Bucks

I photographed these two seven points bucks at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. Generally speaking, antler traits like the quantity of points, length, or thickness are poor predictors of buck age since antler growth is controlled by the regional environment. Gear Used: Camera: Canon EOS R5 Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM Technical: Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife… Read More »

Long-horned Bee

The Long-horned Bee have unusually long antennae – hence the name “long-horned”. Males frequently take naps when suspended on plant stems by their jaws. Gear Used: Camera: Canon EOS R5 Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM Technical: Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma) Date and Time Taken: August 18, 2022 (09:44 A. M.) Exposure Mode: Manual Aperture: f8 Shutter… Read More »

Fowler’s Toad

In the warmer months of the year, particularly in May and June, the Fowler’s Toad reproduces.Ponds, lake shores, and marshes are examples of open, shallow waters where it breeds. I’m not sure why I find these Toads in my yard every year. I don’t have water that they like nearby. Gear Used: Camera: Canon EOS R5 Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1… Read More »

Otter Pup Taking A Break

River Otters frequently rub and roll on grass, bare ground, and logs to dry themselves off and maintain the insulating quality of their fur. Gear Used: Camera: Canon EOS R5 Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM Technical: Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma) Date and Time Taken: August 24, 2022 (08:18 A. M.) Exposure Mode: Manual Aperture: f8 Shutter… Read More »