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2021 Bird Portrait Contest honorable mentions

Last fall, we sent out a call for entries to our 2021 Bird Portrait Contest, here on our website. And, wow, did bird photographers deliver! We received the most entries ever — 979 — since we started hosting contests a few years ago! Thanks to the hundreds of photographers who entered the contest! 

You can view a slideshow of our 12 finalists here. To see even more great bird photos from the contest, enjoy the slideshow below of our 10 honorable mention images. We’ll announce the winners on Friday, February 25. 

Chestnut-eared Aracari by Anthony Thijssen

Chestnut-eared Aracari by Anthony Thijssen
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Anthony Thijssen photographed this Chestnut-eared Aracari in March 2016 in the Pantanal region of Brazil.


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