The Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Wednesday announced the winners of its 2016 Photo Contest in 5 different categories--
-- Scenic Views And Wild Landscapes: First Place: Hegla Berta, Second: Lorianne Zaleski, Honorable Mention: Michael Kurman;
-- Wild Avians: First Place: Mitchell Pruitt, Second: Jack Kraft, Honorable Mention: Fred Zahradnik
-- Native Wild Flora: First Place: Elizabeth Brensinger, Second: Chuck Border, Honorable Mention: Megan Raab
-- Native Wild Fauna: First Place: Michael Kurman (photo), Second (Tie): Christine Claytor, Lori Cerretti, Honorable Mention: Elizabeth Brensinger
-- Macro Photography: First Place: Megan Raab, Second: Scott Allen, Honorable Mention: Christine Claytor.
Click Here to see all the winning photographs.
The 2,500-acre Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Berks County is the world’s first refuge for birds of prey and is open to the public year-round by trail-fee or membership, which in turn supports the nonprofit organization’s raptor conservation mission and local-to-global research, training, and education programs.For more information on programs, initiatives and upcoming events, visit the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary or call 610-756-6961. Click Here to sign up for regular updates from the Sanctuary, Like them on Facebook, Follow on Twitter, visit them on Flickr, be part of their Google+ Circle and visit their YouTube Channel.