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Mating Spoonbills Photo Contest Winner

The Mating Spoonbills photo won 1st place in the Galveston FeatherFest first week contest. The winning photo was taken by Joseph V. Smith on our Board of Advisors, and appeared in the Galveston Daily News on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The birds in the image are Roseatte Spoonbills. The picture was taken at Smith Oaks Rookery, High Island TX, Galveston County on April 4, 2018.

See all the 2019 FeatherFest photo contest winners here. Many of the winning photos were taken on Houston Audubon sanctuaries.