I was fortunate to photographed this Swamp Rabbit as it munched on some grass.

Despite initially running away from me into the woods, the rabbit eventually returned to its feeding ground, allowing me to capture some intimate moments. It even approached me to within just a few feet, creating a unique and rare opportunity.

Swamp Rabbit Eating
Swamp Rabbit Eating
Swamp Rabbit Eating Grass
Swamp Rabbit Eating Grass

To capture this moment, I used my Fujifilm X-T3 camera, paired with a Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II lens and a Fringer EF-FX Pro.

This photo shoot took place on a county road near my cabin that I often embark on photo walks.

Swamp Rabbits are known for their voracious appetite and feed on a variety of vegetation, including grasses, clovers, sedges, and even aquatic plants. They are also known to consume shrubs, leaves, and bark from trees and shrubs. With a diet like this, Swamp Rabbits are a common sight in the wetland areas of Arkansas, where they are able to thrive and flourish.

Camera Settings

  • AV Mode
  • Aperture: f7.1
  • ISO: 1250
  • Shutter speed: 1/1100 sec.
  • Focal Length: 400 mm

Here are a few more of my photos of Swamp Rabbits: Swamp Rabbit Washing Face , Swamp Rabbit With Tongue Out and Swamp Rabbit With Deer Fly