Barred Owl At Miner’s Cove

I spotted this Barred Owl around 08:40 a.m. at Miner’s Cove at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma (07-31-2018). Miner’s Cove is a great place to see and photograph these Owls. A pair of them raised a couple of young ones which I was able to photograph (Barred Owl Fledglings). I’m surprised this one was out so… Read More »

Ratsnake On Sandtown Trail

I was walking the Sandtown Trail at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma when I came across a Ratsnake. This snake was coming out of the grass to the paved trail. When it saw me it stopped and I was able to get a few photos. I have seen lots of wildlife while walking this trail so… Read More »

Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Close-up

This photograph of a Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Close-up was taken last July at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I start seeing these birds during June but I haven’t seen any this year and it is already late July. I am wondering if the flood we had back in May had something to do with them not… Read More »

Whitetail Fawn Near My Cabin

I photographed this Whitetail Fawn in my yard at my cabin which is near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. This was around 12:30 pm. (July 2018) I have lots of Deer in this area that I get to enjoy watching and photographing. They have become accustom to me and don’t seem afraid to feed in my… Read More »

Dragonfly On Dew Covered Leaf

When I first arrive at a place to photograph wildlife I usually concentrate on the larger animals. When these animals are no longer active, I will photograph insects or spiders or whatever is active. This means that the locations I frequent will always have something for me to photograph. This Dragonfly is a good example. This day I… Read More »