MRBO 2019 Photo contest winners announced

At the conclusion of the 2019 photography contest ‘Hope is the thing with feathers,‘ we had our first ever tie for the grand prize! The two winners were “Seed Explosion” by Steven Johnson, and “Purple Finch in Snow” by Amy Watts.

Additionally each submission category, and respective youth category, garnered their own winner:

  • Wetland Birds: “Mystical Sunrise” by Renant Cheng
  • Youth Wetland Birds: “Silhouette” by Chelsea Mosteller
  • Prairie Bird: “Greater Prairie Chicken (Male)” by William D. Blackledge
  • Youth Prairie Bird: “Lookout” by Jacob Walter
  • Forest Birds: “Eager, Young, Pileated Woodpeckers” by Marvin De Jong
  • Youth Forest Birds: “Hay is for Horses and Turkeys” by Logan M. Hutchison
  • Backyard Birds: “Ruby-throated Hummingbird” by Rick Wilhoit
  • Youth Backyard Birds: “Curious Chickadee” by William Huber

You can see all of the winners here. Congratulations to these and all other participants!

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