West Indian Manatee (Trichechus inunguis)
In honor of wildlife photographer extraordinaire Doug Little's one-man exhibit at Enterprise Heritage Center & Museum this month, I thought maybe you guys would enjoy a #WednesdayWonders post featuring some of my personal favorite photos of his. Yes, you read right. Doug's photography will be on display at the museum throughout the entire month of April, so I hope those of you in the area will stop by to view--and possibly purchase--some of Doug's most beautiful work. He has greeting cards and calendars on sale, as well, I believe.
Now, without further ado, and in no particular order, here are a few photographs for your viewing pleasure. These were all taken along the St. Johns River, from aboard Doug's eco tour boat, the Naiad.
Limpkins (Aramus guarauna)
Adult Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinicus)
Purple Gallinule Chick (Porphyrio martinicus)
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)
Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) with Catfish
Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) Eating Dinner on the Wing
Immature Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Adult Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga)
Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) Chicks on the Nest
Florida Soft-shelled Turtle (Apalone ferox)
Florida Black Bear (Ursus americanus floridanus)
Pink Swamp Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos)
And there you have fifteen gorgeous photographs, which barely scratches the surfaces of the total number of stunning pictures Doug has taken over the last few years. The St. Johns River is a treasure trove of animals, birds, and scenic beauty like no other. Do yourself a big favor and visit the Enterprise Heritage Center & Museum to see some of Doug's best work up close and personal.
Enterprise Heritage Center & Museum
360 Main St
Enterprise, FL 32725
And then do yourself another favor, and book a tour aboard the Naiad to enjoy the river firsthand. Maybe you'll take an award-winning photo yourself in the process.
Hope you enjoyed today's #WednesdayWonders post.
See you next week!
Explore the St. John River Aboard The Naiad