Tag Archives: Red River National Wildlife Refuge

Duck Out of Water

Ducks are supposed to be swimming in the water-right?  Well, not all ducks stay in the water all the time.  We just have a picture in our mind that ducks should be swimming around in a lake somewhere. The fine … Continue reading

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Fish for Breakfast

What better way to start off the day than having fresh fish for breakfast.  Now if you didn’t know better, you’d think this little bird might have gotten a little ambitious in catching that rather large perch.  How does he … Continue reading

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Vesper Sparrow

Vesper Sparrows can be found in northwest Louisiana during the winter months.  This bird was photographed at Red River National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters Unit.  A Savannah Sparrow was on the same dead tree as this Vesper Sparrow.  Seems like Savannahs are plentiful, but … Continue reading

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Headed for Cover

Spotted fawn White-tailed Deer are always high on the “awwwww”  and “it’s sooooo cuuuuuuute” factor.  This little one was photographed this past Sunday 12Aug12 at the Red River National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters Unit.  In over 5  years of photographing at … Continue reading

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Ibis I Am

This odd looking bird is pretty common around rivers and lakes throughout much of the year in northwest Louisiana.  The long decurved bill, white wings and black wingtips make for an easy identification of an adult White Ibis.  I see … Continue reading

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Summertime Blues

A nice colorful summer bird around northwest Louisiana is the male Blue Grosbeak.  This image was taken Sunday 5Aug12 at the Bayou Pierre Unit of Red River National Wildlife Refuge.  Grosbeaks are seed eaters, as might be implied by their … Continue reading

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Yellow All Over

August in northwest Louisiana.  It is hot!  But at least this summer is pretty typical.  Now last summer was brutally hot.  The central U.S. is getting it this summer.  For those who enjoy the outdoors, fall sports are getting started … Continue reading

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Aliens Among Us?

Could this be a new species from the jungles of some remote spot in South America?  Sort of looks like a kangaroo.  Maybe a genetic anomaly from the Australian outback.  Definitely resembles a mammal.  Knowing that the image was taken … Continue reading

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The Suitors

The Suitors is the final image included in the upcoming art exhibit at Magale Library, Centenary College, Shreveport, Louisiana.  The exhibit opens Friday, June 1st and continues throughout the summer months during regular hours (M-F 8-4:30).  A reception will be … Continue reading

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Buck Fever

Buck Fever is what nature photography is all about.  You patiently wait in a camouflaged spot for hours, anticipating the chance to see a nice buck.  There are so many variables to consider.  If the wind is out of the … Continue reading

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