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2020 BirdWatching Photography Awards finalists

Drumroll, please! After receiving more than 1,230 entries to our 2020 BirdWatching Photography Awards Contest, we are ready to announce the finalists (below) and the honorable mention images. Next week, we’ll reveal the three winners.

The following slideshow features the 14 finalists, including images of puffins, penguins, Burrowing Owl, hummingbirds, and more. Enjoy! 

Emperor Penguin chicks

Emperor Penguin chicks

Photographer: Dee Ann Pederson

Location and date: Snow Hill Island, Antarctica.

Description: Emperor penguin chick vocalizing within a creche on the edge of the colony on Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, at -20°F.

Gear and Settings: Nikon Z7 mirrorless body with Nikkor 180-400mm lens at ISO800; 1/4000 sec; f/9; focal length 290mm, on tripod.

View our 2020 BirdWatching Photography Awards honorable mentions

View the winners of our 2019 BirdWatching Photography Awards

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