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2020 Color of Birds contest honorable mentions

Our 2020 Color of Birds contest attracted loads of great images. We’re happy to present this slideshow of honorable mention photos, featuring hummingbirds, toucans, and many more birds. Enjoy!

Brown Pelicans by Terry Rutledge

Brown Pelicans by Terry Rutledge

Terry Rutledge of Cypress, Texas, photographed these three pelicans on part of an old jetty in Rockport as they waited for food to swim by.

Equipment and settings: Canon EOS 60D, 400mm f5.6 @ f 11, 1/1000 sec, ISO 200.

View the Color of Birds contest finalists

Third place: White-necked Jacobin

Second place: Scarlet Macaw

First place: Orange-breasted Bunting

Many thanks to our panel of guest judges: bird photographer Mia McPherson, photo editor and photographer Ernie Mastroianni, and Outdoor Photographer Editor Wes Pitts. 

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