From snow-covered mountains to tropical forests, the winners of the 2022 Bird Photographer of the Year competition capture the diversity of birds and their landscapes. Out of the 20,000 submissions, only one was chosen as the Overall Winner and awarded the £5,000 (about $5,796 USD) grand prize: Erlend Haarberg's photo, Rock Ptarmigan Flight.
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Looking like a mix between a dinosaur and a Jim Henson puppet, the shoebill stork (Balaeniceps rex) is a sight to behold. The large African bird gets its name from its distinct beak, which looks like a shoe. Sometimes called a whale-headed stork, these birds actually aren't storks at all, but are more closely related to pelicans and herons. These solitary birds are not only fascinating for their prehistoric look but also for their behavior.
California-based photographer Doris Mitsch captures otherworldly images that question the notions of time, space, and our own linear reality.
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Baby owls are some of the cutest animals out there, and these little burrowing owls are no exception. Oregon-based wildlife photographer Matt Poole posted videos on his Instagram of his conservation work helping to get baby burrowing owls into “housing.” As burrowing owls, the birds nest underground, in burrows they’ve dug themselves or taken over from a prairie dog, ground squirrel, or tortoise.
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Now in its 13th year, the Audubon Photography Awards are a celebration of bird photography.
Now in its seventh year, the Bird Photographer of the Year contest is a celebration of the avian world. For the 2022 edition, more than 20,000 images from 115 countries were submitted for consideration. And while the winners won't be announced until September, the competition is giving us a sneak preview of some of the finalists across several categories.
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