The 2022 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners and Honorable Mentions

Clockwise in a grid from top left: a Greater Prairie-Chicken portrait; two White-tailed Kites exchange a vole; a White-tailed Ptarmigan in a mountain landscape; a group of Northern Shovelers; two Common Ravens grooming; a Black­-bellied Whistling-­Duck looking inside a hollowed ­out palm.With their stunning looks and captivating behaviors, birds often enthrall us when they cross our path. Many people spend hours or years seeking them out. …more:audubon

“Do they not see the birds above them with wings outspread and [sometimes] folded in None holds them [aloft] except the Most Merciful Indeed He is of all things Seeing” The Holy Qur’aan (67:19)