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| Winners of Best Bee Picture |
1st Place with 16 votes:From Todd_Boland: "Harbingers of spring."
2nd Place with 10 votes:From wallaby1: "I don't know what I am, neither does my photographer! Too big and hairy for a normal bee, not at all like a bumble bee, but haven't I got a lovely hairy body? Tasty dahlia, suits me don't you think?"
3rd Place with 10 votes:From Melissa_Ohio: ""
| Winners of Best Bird picture |
1st Place with 25 votes:From linthicum: "A close-up view of a Red-Tailed Hawk ..."
2nd Place with 18 votes:From MyHoyas: "Just a cute baby swan."
3rd Place with 18 votes:From Floridian: "Cattle Egret Hug - A pair of Cattle Egret during breeding season"
| Winners of Best Bug picture |
1st Place with 41 votes:From sterhill: "Proud little beastie on my penstemon."
2nd Place with 19 votes:From Todd_Boland: "River Jewelwing...a living jewel for certain."
3rd Place with 11 votes:From critterologist: "Wheelbug on Celosia 'Flamingo Flower'. I'm glad he's one of the "good guys!" What a creature! "
| Winners of Best Butterfly Picture |
1st Place with 17 votes:From kbaumle: "My aster was like a Cabbage White butterfly magnet all fall. I don't think there was a single day that I didn't go outside and see a butterfly or two on it. "
2nd Place with 17 votes:From wallaby1: "His and hers, peacock butterflies on choice dahlias, preference for pink? Dahlias seed grown collarette Dandy, the choice of peacocks."
3rd Place with 16 votes:From Dea: "Cecropia Moth - largest species in the U.S.