Nature Photography Challenge (wild creatures, plants and places only)

A regular photography contest for Nature lovers who love to learn and teach.

Order - Ciconiiformes

This challenge closed almost 6 years ago.

The Challenge

Challenge number 11 in our Order challenges. I’ve seen so many of these images added to the group that I thought you could try them out here. Need some help, click on Challenge number 10 in our Order challenges. I’ve seen so many beautiful images of these creatures I’ve decided lets have a challenge just for them. Need some help, click on Ciconiiformes.

Order – In scientific classification used in biology, the order (Latin: ordo) is a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms. Or in simple terms a name given to a group of animals, plants, fungi that are similar in some way, closely related, have something in common.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favourite.

Rewards & Prizes

1st place winners will have their photo used as the group Avatar for a period of time.
Then 1st, 2nd and 3rd will have their photo’s permanently posted on the groups Feature Board.
1st place member will be become a featured member.

Additional Information


No humans or human made objects allowed.

No domestic or livestock animals allowed.

Cover Image: High In The Clouds / Great Blue Heron by Ted Busby


The Top Ten

Yellow Crowned Night Heron by Savannah Gibbs

Yellow Crowned Night Heron by Savannah Gibbs was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 6 votes.

  • Black-tailed Godwit by Anne-Marie Bokslag
  • Heron Hunt by Macky
  • Great Egret - Morning Light by Dennis Stewart
  • White-necked Heron (Ardea cocoi) by Jason Weigner
  • Heron in the morning sun by JanSmithPics
  • What a Catch by Paulette1021
  • ibis in flight by Mark de Jong
  • Great blue heron by elasita
  • Great Blue Heron by Yannik Hay

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