And the winner is …


Thanks to everyone who submitted photos to our Backyard Photo Contest. We received thousands of photos and it’s always a tough job to narrow down the finalists. After two rounds of voting by our fabulous readers, we’ve crowned a winner! Congratulations to grand prize winner Joe Povenz of Grandville, Michigan! His photo of an indigo bunting stole the show. We’ll launch our next Backyard Photo Contest in mid-2014, so stay tuned for details.


Indigo bunting taken by Joe Povenz. Winner of our Backyard Photo Contest.

  1. says

    Congrats on this most beautiful photograph! We don’t have blue birds where we live in SoCal so I am always fascinated with pics of this beautiful bird, yours is stunning!

  2. says

    I was delighted with the photo of the Indigo Bunting. They are a rarity in my area but when I lived in the country we had them almost every summer. Your photograph has captured the full beauty of this gorgeous feathered friend. Thank you for sharing this with us.

  3. Chris Osterman says

    What a great shot Joe! I’m always excited when I see an indigo bunting as it only happens once or twice a summer. Congratulations. Chris from Hesperia, MI

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