2022 Arizona Wildlife Views Photo Contest

2021 contest winning entry submitted by Isabel Guerra Clark
2021 winning photograph by Isabel Guerra Clark

Do you want to see your photo on the cover of Arizona Wildlife Views’ annual calendar? Do you have a knack for capturing great photos of wildlife? Then you won’t want to miss the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s 16th annual wildlife photo contest.

One best in show and 11 first-place winners will be showcased in the 2023 calendar, which is published in the November-December 2022 issue of Arizona Wildlife Views. The best-in-show photo is published on the cover of the calendar issue and as one of the photos representing a month. Winning photos may also appear in future issues of Arizona Highways magazine.

Entrants are responsible for complying with the Official Rules; not doing so may result in disqualification. All photographs must be submitted through Arizona Highways’ platform. The deadline is 5 p.m. MST on Aug. 12, 2022.



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Photo by Bill Bahmer

Ash Throated Flycatcher looking for early morning breakfast.

Location: Marana, Az

Photo by Robert S Johnson

Found this guy/gal sitting along the Land of the Pioneers hiking trail on June 18, 2022

Location: Land of the Pioneers hiking trail outside of Pinetop

Photo by David C Ring

This Great Horned Owl on alert, waiting for nightfall in a native mesquite tree.

Location: Catalina Foothills, Tucson, AZ

Photo by Jane Ann Griffin

While visiting a friend during May in Carefree I would go out on their porch and photograph the hummingbirds that would come to this cactus flower.

Location: Carefree, Arizona

Photo by David C Ring

This female Gila Woodpecker brings food back to its young nesting in this Saguaro on our property. Both the male and the female continued this activity throughout the day.

Location: Catalina Foothills, Tucson, AZ

Photo by Darren Choate

A mature bighorn ram chews grass in Arizona's White Mountains.

Location: Near South Fork

Photo by Robert Corsey X

Northern Pygmy-Owl catches bug

Location: Madera Canyon

Photo by Robert Corsey X

Osprey found hunting at pond 1

Location: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, Gilbert Az

Photo by Lora Ohlrich

He smiled and posed for me, living in a dead Acacia tree in my backyard.

Location: Green Valley, AZ

Photo by Catherine Sienko

Greater Road Runner

Location: Diamond Bell Ranch, AZ

Photo by Anna Pacheco

Elegant Trogon sitting in a tree.

Location: Madera Canyon, AZ

Photo by Thomas Kadotani

Elk on the tee box.

Location: Chaparral Pines Golf Course