When the National Audubon Society announced the winners of its 2016 Photography Awards, feathers flew. The Grand Prize-winning photo by professional photographer Bonnie Block shows two of the nation’s most respectable and well-known birds, bald eagle and great blue heron squaring off for a meal in Seabeck, Washington.
Grand Prize Winner - Bald Eagle/Great Blue Heron
|CREDIT: BONNIE BLOCK/AUDUBON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS|
Bonnie Block wins $5,000 and her photo makes Audubon Magazine, Nature's Best Photography magazine, and will displayed at the Smithsonian as part of the 2016 Nature's Best Photography exhibition.
Nearly 1,700 photographers flocked in to submit over 7,000 photos of birds of all feathers from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, in addition to six Canadian provinces. The sheer amount of photographs was breathtaking, you don’t have to be an avid bird watcher to love these images!
Here are the winning photos:
Runner Up - Osprey
|CREDIT: DICK DICKINSON/AUDUBON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS|
Amateur Winner - Eared Grebes
|CREDIT: STEVE TORNA/AUDUBON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS|
Fine Art Winner - Green Violetear
|CREDIT: BARBARA DRISCOLL/AUDUBON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS|
Youth Winner - Great Frigatebirds
|CREDIT: CAROLINA ANNE FRASER/AUDUBON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS|
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