This Is Where I Show Up in the World

Audubon Photo Contest: Top 100

2021 Audubon Photography Awards: Top 100

From 9000+ photos entered in Audubon’s contest, two of my photos made the top 100—#64 & #93.

Dark-eyed Junco Photo

Birding, May 2021, pg. 21

When a Dark-eyed Junco photo was requested, I submitted this photo from a camping trip in 2018.

"The Other Flyway" Article

Birding, May 2021 (Online Edition), pg. 58-65

Having observed Sandhill Cranes for many years,  I wrote my first published article about them.

Hummingbird Photo

Living Bird, Autumn 2020, pg. 64

The associate editor said, “We loved the feeling of hopefulness in the image!”

Downy Woodpecker Photo

Birding, August 2020, pg. 32 (bottom-left)

The editor needed a photo for an article titled, “Downy Woodpeckers in the Digital Age.”

Piping Plover Photo

Birding, February 2020, pg. 5

I submitted this photo to celebrate my 300th lifer and they used it for the table of contents.

Lark Sparrow Photo

Birder’s Guide (ABA), November 2018, pg. 10

The editor selected this photo from a shared checklist of a group birding trip.

Field Notebook Entry

How to Teach Nature Journaling, 2020, pg. 74

The author, John Muir Laws, requested to use this page of my journal in his book.

Young Birder of the Year

ABA Young Birder of the Year (10-13), 2019

In 2019, I was awarded the Young Birder of the Year from the ABA for my age group.