January 2024

Wildlife Photo Contest Winners

Theme: "Wildlife Camouflage"

Below are the winners and runners-up of our monthly wildlife photo contest. Thanks to all who entered and congratulations to our winners.
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Advanced Category Winner

“Pacific Tree Frog” By: Christy Grinton

Advanced Category Runners-up

“Danger in the Sand” By: Christy Grinton
“Fast Hermine” By: Jean-Simon Begin

Intermediate Category Winner

“Ghost of the Himalayas” By: Natalia Shaw

Intermediate Category Runners-up

“Garden Spider Blending In” By: Andrea Wilson
“Mangrove Hideaway” By: Jasmine Ee

Beginner Category Winner

“Ambush Bug With a Meal” By: Erin Price-Erwin

Beginner Category Runners-up

“The Awakening” By: Karen Devens
“Hidden in a Giant Clam” By: Karen Seibold

Meet The Judges

Gail Bisson

Gail is a retired family physician from Nova Scotia. She started photographing birds in 2009 and has been obsessed with improving her skills and learning everything about her subjects.

Over the years, she has had several images in Audubon’s Top 100 and several Highly Commended in Bird Photographer of the Year. In 2020, she won the Audubon Contest (amateur) and the Special Encounters Category of Bird Photographer of the Year. She also won the inaugural contest of Kingbirder 2020.

In 2021 she became a judge for WildArt Photographer of the Year, Kingbirder and a judge for Birdlife Australia Contest. She has also judged for many local provincial contests. She was a moderator for BirdPhotographers.net in 2020 and 2021.

You can find her on Facebook at Gail Bisson and at www.gailbissonphotography.zenfolio.com.

Scott Keys

Scott Keys is wildlife photographer residing in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. Spending hundreds of hours a year in the field, Scott has become a prominent bird photographer with a large social media presence, which he uses as a platform to share his photography as well as educate and entertain.

He is contributing photographer to several publications and host of the Youtube channel “Wildlife Inspired”.

Using principles of natural light, engagement, and a focus on the environment, he has photographed hundred of bird species locally and across the US.

His current passion is incorporating native plants and habitats into his avian work.