We received more than 1,000 submissions to our 2019 Bird Portrait Contest, and now, after combing through the entries, we’re excited to announce the results.
The following slideshow displays our 15 honorable mention images, including photos of Brown Pelican, Anna’s Hummingbird, and Green Jay, plus three great shots of Anhinga. Enjoy!
Photographer: Thomas Kaminski
Location and date: Ventura, California, May 2018
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of a male Anna's Hummingbird showing variable-color helmet and pollen on bill.
Gear and settings: Canon XL-H1 camera with a Canon 100-400mm lens (set at 400mm) and Canon EF adapter XL.