Prothonotary Warbler Building Nest

I photographed this Prothonotary Warbler building a nest in a dead tree at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. It is the only eastern warbler that nests in natural or artificial cavities. How I Got The Shot – Prothonotary Warbler Building Nest The Prothonotary Warbler is nesting in the Baker parking area near the water. This is… Read More »

Prothonotary Warbler With Spider

I photographed this Prothonotary Warbler with a spider at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. It flew near my pickup and waited a few seconds before eating the spider. How I Got The Shot – Prothonotary Warbler With Spider I parked at the Baker Parking area to photograph a Prothonotary Warbler build a nest in a tree… Read More »

Red-eared Slider Searching For New Habitat

I am thinking this Red-eared Slider is searching for new habitat because he left a nearby pond and was in my yard. I took a few photos and left it to continue on its journey. The next morning I found it trapped inside my fenced in garden. It must have found its way through the gate which was… Read More »

Red-winged Blackbird Territorial Display

I photographed this Red-winged Blackbird at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I photographed it doing a territorial display. Males display their red wing patches by hunching their shoulders forward. They will also lower and spread their tail. How I Got The Shot – Red-winged Blackbird Territorial Display These birds are on the west side of the… Read More »

Another Photo Opportunity With A Barred Owl

I spent Saturday morning parked in the same area where I photographed a Barred Owl five days ago (Barred Owl On A Foggy Morning). This was at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I didn’t have the heavy fog this time. The Barred Owl was closer to my pickup this time, and I could get up close… Read More »