Wildflower With Spider Eating An Insect

Wildflower With Spider

I spotted a spider on this wildflower while walking around with my camera. I was on a county road near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. If you look close you can see that the spider is feeding on a tiny insect. How I Got The Shot – Wildflower With Spider I was hand … Read more

Western Ratsnake Moving Through Pine Needles

Western Rat Snake

I photographed this Western Ratsnake crawling through pine needles on my property located near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. This is the most common snake I see in this area. They prefer heavily wooded areas and are known for their great climbing ability. I have spotted them in a cedar tree that I … Read more

Eastern Bluebird At Nest Box Entrance

Eastern Bluebird

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 … Read more

Common Grackle

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 … Read more

Western Ratsnake Smiling

Western Ratsnake

I photographed this Western Ratsnake crossing the asphalt section of the tour road at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma back in June 2017. This Ratsnake is smiling for my camera! How I Got The Shot – Western Ratsnake I spotted this Ratsnake while driving, and I was able to stop and get out … Read more

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron With Crayfish

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

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, … Read more

Prairie Lizard Peeking From Behind Board

Prairie Lizard

This is the same Prairie Lizard I posted about a couple of days ago (Prairie Lizard From Above). I have several of these lizards that like to hang around my deck at my cabin near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. I saw a second one just below this one but closer to the … Read more