Great Blue Heron With Freshwater Drum

This Great Blue Heron caught this Freshwater Drum at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I have photographed several birds near the Sally Jones West Causeway the past few days. I made a blog post with a Great Egret Tossing A Fish on this same day. This Great Blue Heron was standing in shallow water trying to… Read More »

Great Egret With Ruffled Feathers

I photographed this Great Egret with ruffled feathers a few days ago at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. It was preening just before it ruffled its feathers and before that it was stalking for something to eat in the water. I watched this bird for several minutes and didn’t see it catching anything. Egrets will ruffle… Read More »

Great Egret Tossing Fish

The Sally Jones West Causeway at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma has been a great place to photograph birds this past week. A Great Egret and a couple of Great Blue Herons are regulars each morning. The Great Egret likes to stand on a dead limb above the water and catch small fish that swim by.… Read More »

Whitetail Doe With Odd Growth

Four Whitetail Does were feeding in a field when I noticed one of the Does had a growth on its jaw line. I have seen this before back in 2009. The Doe that I photographed back in 2009 has a larger growth as you can see in my second photo. I photographed both Whitetail Does at the Sequoyah… Read More »

Three-toed Box Turtle Close-up

This is a close-up photo I took of a Three-Toed Box Turtle while at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I’ll see several of these at this refuge during this time of year on the tour road. Please be careful not to run over them. I did see one on the road that was dead. You can… Read More »