Our 2020 Chicken Portrait contest attracted tons of of improbable pictures. We’re completely satisfied to current this slideshow of 12 honorable point out photographs, that includes Bald Eagle, Snowy, Nice, and Reddish Egrets, and Northern Hawk Owl. Get pleasure from!
“Inexperienced Cay Nature Middle is a well-known wetlands space in Boynton Seaside, Florida,” says Stan Bysshe. “Due to the many individuals that use the boardwalks on a regular basis, birds are fairly approachable. This grownup Double-crested Cormorant in full breeding shade was in no way involved concerning the people in its territory. Perched on a boardwalk railing, it was displaying off to the cormorants under within the marsh grass. Getting shut for a headshot was not an issue.”
Gear and settings: Nikon D5, Nikon 500mm f4 lens, Gitzo tripod, Wimberley gimbal head. 1/640, f4.0, ISO 450.
Many because of our panel of visitor judges: our Founding Editor and “Wonderful Birds” columnist Eldon Greij; creator, radio host, and Contributing Editor Laura Erickson; and Out of doors Photographer Editor Wes Pitts.