As a follow up to our earlier post about the 2010 contest announcement (click link to view the 2009 winner), the Wildlife in North Carolina magazine has announced their 2010 Photo Contest Winners. This year, the grand prize winner is Jackie Orsulak from Duck, NC. Her winning photo features a sea turtle hatchling making its way to the ocean.
On the local front, two photos from the Wilmington area did earn recognition. Gene Furr of Raleigh took a 1st place prize with a very impressive photo of two Great Egrets fighting. Another 1st place photo was submitted by Mark Stanley of Wilmington and featured a close up of Leaf-footed bug nymphs.
To view the winning photo and all the runner ups, visit the Wildlife in NC magazine website. Details and rules for the 2011 photo competition will be posted on their website in May of this year, and entries will open on June 1st. When the time nears, we'll remind you on this blog.