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Mar 8, 2015

2014 Great Backyard Bird Count photo contest winners

Nine Canadians have been named as prize winners or honourable mention recipients in the 2014 GBBC photo contest.   They were among 48 overall winners and honourable mention recipients in six categories in the worldwide contest.   Below are the Canadian award-winning photos and the names of the photographers.   To see all of the winning photographs, go to Google and enter 2014 gbbc photo contest winners.  

Overall Winner (Honourable Mention)
Black-capped Chickadee ~ Missy Mandel, Canada

People Winners (First Place) - Jamie Burris, New Brunswick

People Winners (Honourable Mention) - Mark Peck, Ontario

People Winners (Honourable Mention) - Jo Liebe, British Columbia

Habitat Winners (Third Place)
Short-eared Owl ~ Sandra & Frank Horvath, Ontario

Group Winners (Fourth Place)
Gray Partridge ~ V. Mann, Saskskatchewan

Group Winners (Honourable Mention)
Bohemian Waxwings ~ Monikah Wiseman, Alberta

Composition Winners (Fourth Place)
America Tree Sparrow ~ Missy Mandel, Ontario
The GBBC is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society with partner Bird Studies Canada.   Between February 13 and 16 of this year, participants from over 100 countries counted 5,090 species, representing nearly half the possible species in the world.

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