Bama Bugs!

a colorful moth
Polyphemus Moth – Hodges#7757 (Antheraea polyphemus)
ALABAMA: Tuscaloosa Co., Tulip Tree Springs off Echola Rd.; Elrod; 3-July-2016; J.C. Abbott #2843 & K.K. Abbott

June 21 – September 1, 2018, at the Alabama Museum of Natural History, visitors enjoyed the photography of local insects by Kendra and John Abbott of Abbott Nature Photography.  Kendra and John are professional nature photographers, educators and outdoor enthusiasts based in Tuscaloosa, AL.  John has focused on dragonflies and damselflies throughout much of his career and has written three books on these beautiful subjects that contain much of their photography. Kendra is an ecologist and focused on endangered species and conservation issues much of her career.

Among the many projects John and Kendra are currently working on, they are revising the Peterson Field Guide to Insects of North America. They have had the opportunity to travel extensively throughout Latin America, Africa, and other parts of the world where they enjoy taking photos of pretty much anything in the natural world. They feel lucky enough to be able to teach and excite others about the amazing biodiversity they have been able to observe through their travels and photography together.