Just a Bit Shy




During my recent visit to the Wichita Mountains NWR in southwest Oklahoma, I was driving one of the refuge roads when a Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) ran across the road in front of me. As I stopped the vehicle to grab some images, the bird made a dashing run into the brush. Fortunately, I rolled […]

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Fun Friday: Kids Will Be Kids!




As this post gets published, I am nearly back home in Missouri, after a great weekend art show in Dallas and some wonderful photography along the way back home. It’s always great to get away for some photo opps, but it’s also great to get back home! Especially when I have a brood of barn […]

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Sound the Alarm




Today’s post features an image made a few years ago in the Wichita Mountains of Oklahoma. While photographing Black-tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) in the spring wildflowers, an adult climbed on top of a lichen-covered rock, followed by a youngster. Upon seeing my photographing them, the adult immediately sounded the alarm: Prairie dogs are interesting […]

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So Cute … So Curious!




While editing some images last evening, I found a couple I thought I’d share today. During one of my trips to Oklahoma’s Wichita Mountains, I captured these cute Black-tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus). There are several “towns” of these guys on the Wichita Mountains NWR, near Lawton, Oklahoma. I especially love photographing these guys in […]

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