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Last update:

 06/28/2014 05:45 PM -0400

All text and photography Copyright © Milton Heiberg Studios unless otherwise noted

Presenting the Winners of

Orange Audubon Society's 2012

Kit & Sidney Chertok Nature Photography Contest

 

Co-sponsored by Colonial Photo & Hobby    


All photographs are © copyrighted by the individual photographers and may not be duplicated.

Orange Audubon Society's 2012 (24th Annual)

Chertok Nature Photography Contest

 

Featured an OPEN competition with two categories: Advanced and Amateur

And a Youth competition.

Theme: Florida's Native Nature

All winning images are presented below.

Category: Advanced

 

First Place: Emerald with Diamonds – Double-crested Cormorant

Locale where photographed: Everglades National Park

Photographer: Amy Marques, Port St. Lucie

Member St. Lucie Audubon Society

 

 


 

Second Place: Bobcat

Locale where photographed: Green Cay, Boynton

Photographer: Ruth Pannunzio, West Palm Beach

Member Everglades Audubon Society

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Third Place: American Alligator and Gar

Locale where photographed: Myakka River State Park

Photographer: Marina Scarr, Tampa

Member Sarasota Audubon Society

 

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Sandhill Crane Chick on Mom’s Back

Locale where photographed: Green Swamp

Photographer: Larry Lynch, Tampa

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Feeding Time – Black Skimmers

Locale where photographed: Indian Shores

Photographer: Nancy Elwood, Winter Springs

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Pine Lily and Pines

Locale where photographed: Tiger Bay State Forest

Photographer: Paul Rebmann, Ormond Beach

Member Halifax River Audubon Society

 

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Roseate Spoonbill Bathing

Locale where photographed: Myakka River State Park

Photographer: Larry Lynch, Tampa

 

 


 

Category: Amateur 

 

First Place: If I Could Fly – Loggerhead Shrike Juvenile

Locale where photographed: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

Photographer: Bob Stalnaker, Longwood

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Second Place: Great Egret in Flight

Locale where photographed: Winter Park

Photographer: Jill Rundle, Oviedo

 

 

 


 

Third Place: Swamp Thing

Locale where photographed: Myakka River State Park

Photographer: Janine Edmondson, Apopka

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Wood Stork Mom and Chicks

Locale where photographed: Gatorland

Photographer: Yian Chen, Tampa

Member Orange Audubon

 

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Great Egret Mating Dance

Locale where photographed: Winter Park

Photographer: Jill Rundle, Oviedo

 

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Tricolored Heron Mom

Locale where photographed: Gatorland

Photographer: Yian Chen, Tampa

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Great Egret

Locale where photographed: Alligator Farm, St. Augustine

Photographer: Melissa Gilmer, Valrico

 

 


Category: Youth 

First Place: Preening Willet

Locale where photographed: Ft De Soto

Photographer: Megan Authement, St. Petersburg

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Second Place: Blue Heron

Locale where photographed: Lake Ivanhoe

Photographer: Alicia Devine, Orlando

 

 

 


 

Third Place: Rustled Feathers

Locale where photographed: Ft De Soto

Photographer: Megan Authement, St. Petersburg

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Hello There – Scrub Jay

Locale where photographed: Titusville

Photographer: Sheyenne Lake, Sanford

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Perched Egret – Great Egret

Locale where photographed: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

Photographer: Jack Dunkerton, Titusville

 

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Ring-billed Gull

Locale where photographed: Boca Raton

Photographer: Alicia Devine, Orlando

 

 


 

Click here to see the 2014 winners

 Click here to see the 2013 winners

Click here to see the 2012 winners

Click here to see the 2011 winners

Click here to see the 2010 winners

Click here to see the 2009 winners

Click here to see the 2008 winners

Click here to see the 2007 winners

Click here to see the 2006 winners

 

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