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 Jan Lentowicz

Juvenile bobcat walking through the wilderness

Location: Tucson Arizona

Photo by Jan P Lentowicz

Juvenile bobcat coming out of hiding

Location: Tucson

Photo by Amanda Dyer

I call this "Sheepish Grin"
Couple of Big Horn Sheep hanging out on the side of highway. Several cars had stopped to watch and take pics. This was taken from the passenger side with about a 20x zoom
Pic taken Valentine's Day weekend 2022

Location: Between Greer and Eager on 260

Photo by Banook rodarte

I saw this zone -tailed hawk eating a round-tailed ground squirrel.I used my camera

Location: Yuma

Photo by Banook rodarte

I saw this prairie falcon eating a round-tailed ground squirrel on top of a pole .I zoomed in with my camera

Location: Yuma

Photo by Banook rodarte

I saw this bobcat from a distance and I decided to take its picture.I zoomed in with my Nikon camera

Location: Yuma

Photo by Leonda Armstrong-David

Buck and doe Antelope

Location: Deep Well Ranch, Prescott, AZ

Photo by Patrick Macaulay

A small bird perched on a prickly pear cactus.

Location: Arizona Trail at Davidson Canyon in Vail, AZ

Photo by Patrick Macaulay

An American crow diving down into the Grand Canyon, overlooking the Bright Angel Trail

Location: Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim

Photo by Patrick Macaulay

A shot of a woodpecker atop a saguaro cactus with Picacho Peak in the background. This shot was taken from about 0.5 miles along the Picacho Peak Hunter Trail.

Location: Picacho Peak State Park

Photo by Kirk Reinke

I was scouting for Elk in the mountains around Christopher Creek and found this Arizona Tree Frog.

Location: Christopher Creek

Photo by Kirk Reinke

Great Horned Owl drying itself off after a summer monsoon storm.

Location: Cave Creek, Arizona