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2019 Bird Portrait Contest honorable mentions

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! 

Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinal
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Photographer: Christopher Nelson

Location and date: McClean County, Illinois, Winter 2015

Gear and settings: Photo taken with a Nikon D7100 and Tamron 150-600 mm lens; ISO 500; 420 mm; f/6.3 @ 1/640 sec. +1/3 EV


View the Bird Portrait Contest finalists

View the winners of our 2019 BirdWatching Photography Awards

 

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Matt Mendenhall

Matt Mendenhall

Matt Mendenhall is the editor of BirdWatching magazine and BirdWatchingDaily.com. You can reach him at [email protected].

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