Water Moccasin Crossing Asphalt Road

I was driving the asphalt section of the auto tour road at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma when I came upon a Water Moccasin (Cottonmouth). As soon as it saw my pickup it stopped and raised its head. I exited my pickup and took a few photos before it finally went on its way. The Water… Read More »

Deer Standing On Hind Legs Fighting

I have trail cameras on my property near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. One of these cameras caught two Whitetail Deer standing on their hind legs fighting. One of the Deer is a Buck and the other is a Doe. (The Doe could be a button Buck). These two Deer have appeared on my trail cameras… Read More »

Robber Fly Turned For Camera

I have a county road I walk near my place in the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. I see lots of Robber Flies (Asilidae) perched on the rocks that cover the road. They allow me to get close with my camera. They primarily feed on other insects and normally wait in ambush and capture their prey in… Read More »

Barred Owl In Flooded Timber

I parked on the side of the auto tour road to watch a Water Moccasin when this Barred Owl flew into a tree across from me. It checked me out a few times but searched the water that was under the tree. The snake disappeared when the Owl first landed. I’m not sure if the Snake is what… Read More »

Pair Of Barred Owl Fledglings

I have observed and photographed a pair of Barred Owl Fledglings for several weeks (July 2018) at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. This pair is in an area that’s called Miner’s Cove. I am able to sit in my pickup on the side of the road to photograph them and the parents. The Barred Owl parents… Read More »