Great Blue Heron With Neck Extended

I photographed this Great Blue Heron with its neck extended above the water at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. When the Heron extends like this only the head and eyes move to find the prey. You can see a larger and higher resolution of the above photo here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/screek/47941623551/ The heron will fold its neck back… Read More »

Whitetail Buck Walking Past Me

I photographed this Whitetail Buck walking past me while parked on the tour road at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. He didn’t pay me any attention because he was watching a couple of Whitetail Does that just crossed in front of me. The Does crossed the tour road heading into an area they like to bed… Read More »

Whitetail Buck Sticking Tongue Out

I photographed this Whitetail Buck sticking its tongue out at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. This was on July 3rd. This was also the first time I visited this refuge since the big flood (Flooding At Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge). The refuge has done a great job with cleanup. The Sandtown area was still closed. Later… Read More »

Timber Rattlesnake

I came upon this Timber Rattlesnake while walking a road near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas back in April 2015. This was my first time seeing one of these. As soon as it saw me it coiled in the middle of the road and I was able to get several photos. This one wasn’t very large.… Read More »

Swamp Rabbit With Deer Fly

I photographed this Swamp Rabbit with a Deer Fly on its nose near my cabin in the Ouachita Mountains here in Arkansas. These Deer Flies seem extra terrible this year for animals and humans. They lay eggs near water or dampness and it has been a wet year here in Arkansas so far. I had one trying to… Read More »