NANPA Weekly Wow: July 25-31

Starry Night in trees, Shenandoah NP © Joyce Harman

Starry Night in trees, Shenandoah NP © Joyce Harman

Each week highlights 7 images from the top 100 submissions of the 2016 NANPA Showcase competition. This week’s images are by:

Bill Johnson – “Sweat Bee – Agapostemon species, Minneapolis, Minnesota”

Annie Katz – “A Sea Gull lifting off in a fiord in Norway., Flatanger, Norway”

Andrew Lerman – “Walrus clan hanging out on the ice shelf, Svalbard, Norway”

Elizabeth Boehm – “Virginia Rail plucking wing primary feathers, Sublette County, Wyoming”

Ronald Bielefeld – “Snail kite midair snail switch, Central Florida”

Barbara Fleming – “Hovering Snowy Owl at Sunset, El Paso County, Colorado”

Joyce Harman – “Starry Night in trees, Shenandoah NP”


  • This tiny but mighty cheetah was one of three cubs we spent time with at the end of our safari. There's nothing quite like spending time with cheetah cubs, watching them play with each other and their mom., Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Category: Mammals)
    © Anita Ross
  • Lightning in the Badlands, Badlands National Park, South Dakota (Category: Scapes)
    © Jeff Parker
  • Green and Black Poison Dart Frog., Sarapiqui, Costa Rica (Category: Macro/Micro/All Other)
    © Hector Astorga
  • Moonlit Jabiru Stork Nest, Pantanal, Brazil (Category: Birds)
    © Greg L Cook
  • Red Fox Kit running off with a rabbit caught by its mother, a black red fox vixen. , San Juan Island, Washington, USA (Category: Mammals)
    © Michael J Cohen
  • Lady Bug resting on Foxglove stalk., Sedona, AZ (Category: Macro/Micro/All Other)
    © Harvey Stearn
  • Black Oystercatcher escaping the surf as it forages for invertebrates., Carmel, California (Category: Birds)
    © Jacqueline Deely


The NANPA 2017 Showcase Competition Opens August 1, 2016. Enter your winning image.