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 »

Three-toe Box Turtle Walking On Rocks

This is a photograph I took of a Three-toed Box Turtle Walking On Rocks. These rocks cover most of the tour road at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. The Refuge has been adding these rocks to the roads for the past two or three years. The large rocks haven’t prevented Turtles from crossing. It may slow… Read More »