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: 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