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Nature center accepting photography contest entries

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This photo, “Reflection of Mount Rainier in Tipsoo Lake at Sunrise,” by Anis Ansari, of Lewisville, Texas, was the adult winner in the habitat/landscape division of the 2020 contest.
This photo of a Eurasian Blue Tit, titled “The Last Drop,” by Jose Luis Rodriguez, of Avila, Spain, was the adult winner in the wildlife category in the 2015 contest.

A nature center in Jamestown, New York, is accepting entries to its 11th annual photo contest. Photographers age 8 and up from anywhere in the world are eligible to enter.

The 2021 Audubon Community Nature Center Nature Photography Contest offers cash prizes of $200. They’ll be awarded to adult and youth winners in three categories:

– Fauna: any wild animal. No photos of animals in captivity, such as pets, zoos, or rehab animals.

– Flora: all plants, fungi, lichens, etc.

– Landscapes/waterscapes: Mountains, forests, fields, deserts, etc.; oceans, lakes, ponds, rivers, creeks, etc.

Winners and 12 finalists — six youth and six adults — will be displayed indefinitely on the contest website along with the photographer’s name and city/state/country. Audubon will print the winning photographs to exhibit in the nature center in Jamestown, and winners will be named in a news release that is widely distributed, including to their local media, when known.

The contest deadline is August 31, 2021. Full details are at www.acncphotocontest.com. Good luck!

Learn about BirdWatching’s current contest — Birds in Flight

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