Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Beautiful Birds

See the stunning winning photos of the 2016 Audubon photography awards

Nearly 7,000 images were entered in the seventh annual National Audubon Society contest for best birdlife photography.

Grand prize winner Bald eagle and great blue herons in Seabeck, Wash. Bonnie Block

Professional winner Osprey at Siesta Key in Sarasota, Fla. Dick Dickinsen

Amateur winner Eared grebe at Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wy. Steve Torna

Youth winner Great frigatebirds near Española, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. CarolinaAnneFraser 

Fine art winner Green violetear at the Savegre Hotel in San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica. Barbara Driscoll 

Amateur honorable mention Black-winged stilt on salt pans near Skala Kallonis on the Greek island of Lesbos. Artur Stankiewicz

Amateur honorable mention Common raven at Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. Colleen Gara 

Fne art honorable mention Turkey vultures near San Felipe in Baja California, Mexico. Blake Shaw

Amateur honorable mention Piping plovers on the north shore of Massachusetts. Martin V Sneary

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