Whitetail Doe And Fawn Closeup

I photographed this Whitetail Doe and Fawn closeup at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma back in August 2018. They were both grooming each other before they bedded down for the morning in the timber. I have made many trips to the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge this summer and have not seen Whitetail Fawns. I talked to… Read More »

Great Blue Heron Scratching Neck

I photographed this Great Blue Heron scratching its neck at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. Before it started grooming it was trying to spear a meal with its beak. It missed whatever it was going after and went to grooming itself after the miss. It spent time grooming under each wing before moving to the neck… Read More »

Face to Face With Dragonfly

I photograph lots of Dragonflies during the summer here in Arkansas. I try to get different angles so that you can see up close how these insects look. Many dragonflies are territorial, especially males. Some protect a territory against others of their own species, some against other species of dragonfly and a few against other types of insects.… Read More »

Dung Beetle Rolling Poop

My photo of a Dung Beetle rolling poop may gross you out but they play an important role. They enhance nutrient recycling and soil structure when burying and consuming dung. They are also good for dispersing seeds that are sometimes present in animal poop. After making a ball out of the poop they will roll it in a… Read More »

Dwarf American Toad

While mowing my yard I spotted this Dwarf American Toad. I made a post yesterday in reference to a Fowler’s Toad I also found while mowing. This Dwarf American Toad was near my cabin which is close to the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. The Fowler’s Toad was at my place in town. The Dwarf American Toad… Read More »