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”


  • Buff-Collared Nightjar, Southeastern Arizona (Category: Birds)
    © Brian E. Small
  • Bio-Luminescence along the Southern California Coast, La Jolla, California (Category: Scapes)
    © Ian S. Frazier
  • Squawking Female Common Merganser Vigorously Defending Her Log, Beaverton, Oregon (Category: Birds)
    © Diana Rebman
  • Lilac-Breasted Roller Taking Flight, Ndutu Conservation Area, Tanzania (Category: Altered Reality)
    © Christopher Ciccone
  • Apple Snail Laying Eggs, Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, Belize (Category: Macro/Micro/All Other)
    © William Sutton
  • Eastern Bluebird Male Posed on Teasel: A Pencil Sketch, Cherokee County, Oklahoma (Category: Altered Reality)
    © Ron Day
  • Still a Stump Field after 130 Years, Kingston Plains near Munising, Michigan (Category: Conservation)
    © Tom Haxby


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