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 Jason Judd

A Cactus Wren in the morning sun; May 1, 2022

Location: Old abandoned golf course in Rancho Vistoso, Oro Valley, AZ

Photo by Jason Judd

A Roadrunner looking for dinner on the evening of 6/19/2022 in Catalina S.P.

Location: Catalina State Park near Oro Valley, AZ

Photo by Matthew Turner

This jack rabbit thought he was totally hidden behind the cactus, but I caught him with my camera.

Location: Green Valley Arizona

Photo by Bob Kravetz

Horny Toad in the Desert

Location: Desert area N/W of Castle Rock Hot Springs

Photo by Bob Kravetz

Mom and little one enjoying the morning

Location: Trilogy at Vistancia, Peoria, AZ 85383

Photo by Karen L West

I was walking around the park and saw two young bobcats chasing and playing with each other. I sat down and waited and got this shot with one of them looking right at me.

Location: Sweetwater Wetlands

Photo by Jim Ryles

Location: Foothills, Oro Valley Az

Photo by Dennis A. Boyd

A male California Condor approaching the Historic Navajo Bridge

Location: Navajo Bridge - Coconino County, Arizona

Photo by Kerry Lynn Cordier

Cactus Wren on the lookout for an early breakfast

Location: Scottsdale Arizona

Photo by Renee Loncar

Saguaro Lake, Great Blue Heron

Location: Saguaro Lake Arizona

Photo by Renee Loncar

Adult Owl and baby Owl sitting in the tree.

Location: Scottsdale Arizona

Photo by Jan Lentowicz

Angry road runner expressing his distaste at my presence

Location: Tucson