Professional Winner - Double-crested Cormorant. - Five extraordinary photographers recently triumphed over 2,000 competitors and have been declared winners of the 2015 Audubon Photography Awards. The winning photos will be published in the upcoming May-June 2015 issue of Audubon magazine. Over 9,000 photos of birds were submitted from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and seven Canadian provinces. A panel of five judges graded the images based on technical quality, originality and artistic merit. Take a look at the winning photos here... - New York, New York, United States - Wednesday 6th May 2015 (9 Pictures)
Professional Winner - Double-crested Cormorant.
Photo credit: Chris Gug/Audubon Photography Awards
Fine Art Winner - Laughing Gull, Double-crested Cormorant and Royal Tern.
Photo credit: Constance Mier/Audubon Photography Awards
Amateur Winner - Prothonotary Warbler
Photo credit: Donald Wuori/Audubon Photography Awards
Photo credit: Jason Savage/Audubon Photography Awards
Fine Art Honorable Mention - Purple Gallinules.
Photo credit: Mary Angela Luzader/Audubon Photography Awards
Grand Prize Winner - Great Egret.
Photo credit: Melissa Groo/Audubon Photography Awards
Amateur Honorable Mention - American Flamingo.
Photo credit: Steve Russell/Audubon Photography Awards
Amateur Honorable Mention - Black Skimmer.
Photo credit: Tim Timmis/Audubon Photography Awards
Youth Winner - Painted Bunting.
Photo credit: Zachary Webster/Audubon Photography Awards