2011 Wild Bird Photo Contest Winners

We are delighted to announce the winners of 2011 Mongolia Wild Bird Photo Contest.

The goal of the annual Mongolia Wild Bird Photo Contest is to raise public awareness, knowledge and appreciation of birds and their habitat conservation, and to promote bird watching in Mongolia.

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2011 was the second year since we started the contest. This year we received a total of 67 photos (excluding disqualified photos) of 52 species from 17 participants in 4 countries, Germany, USA, Finland, and Mongolia. The participants were again from many different backgrounds, from amateur birdwatchers to professional ornithologists and biologists. The winners have been selected based on the quality and uniqueness of photos.



The 1st place winning entry was a photo of Siberian Crane Grus leucogeranus by Ganuskh Danaa from Mongolia. He photographed this extremely rare crane in Binder, Khentii aimag. Siberian Cranes are passage migrant and occasionally summer in few numbers in Mongolia.



2nd place winner is Martin Grimm from Germany. He submitted several excellent photos which included a male Amur Falcon Falco amurensis on its wings with a grasshopper in his mouth. He was in right moment to make this wonderful shot. Photo location near Khalkh River in Sumber, Dornod aimag.



3rd place winner is Bolormunkh Erdenekhuu from Mongolia. He took a beautiful photo of a Great Egret Ardea alba at Khar Us Lake National Park, Khovd aimag. He used a point-and-shoot type Panasonic Lumix camera to take this wonderful photo.



We have two special place winners. The image above is one of them. Mathias Putze took a Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis pecking flying insects next to a bright yellow flower on sandy shore of Buir Lake, Dornod aimag.



Batsaikhan Nyamsuren from Mongolia submitted several fantastic photos of birds that live in Mongolian Gobi. His Mongolian Ground Jay Podoces hendersoni is one of them. We hope you enjoy it.

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