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FOAR 2018 Winter Photo Contest

November 4, 2018 - January 26, 2019

2018 Winter Photo Contest

1st Place Winner - Rob Heifner

2nd Place - Doug Haass

3rd Place - Jim Stough

Take pictures at the refuge between November 4, 2018 and January 26, 2019 and submit your best photos to the Friends of Anahuac

Refuge 2018 Winter Photo Contest. A “Photo of the Week” will be chosen each week, and that image will be featured on the Friends

of Anahuac Refuge webpage and Facebook page. Weekly winners will be awarded a $20.00 Gift Certificate to the Refuge Nature

Stores and a 1-year membership to the Friends of Anahuac Refuge. At the conclusion of the winter contest, the best three images

will be chosen from the 12 “Photo of the Week” winners. From those, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for the winter contest will be


1st Place - a pair of Vortex Crossfire 10x50 binoculars (Approx. $170.00 value)

2nd Place - a pair of Vortex Crossfire 8x42 binoculars (Approx. $130.00 value)

3nd Place - a photography bean bag from thevestguy.com (Approx. $80.00 value)

The photos may be of wildlife, plants, macro, landscape or any activity on the refuge. Each person can submit up to 3 images per

week during the contest.

View official contest rules here (PDF viewer needed)

Photos posted below have been reduced to fit on this website

Week 1
November 4, 2018

Rob Heifner



Week 2
November 11, 2018

Jim Stough

Wilson's Snipe


Week 3
November 18, 2018

Jim Stough

Ruby-crowned Kinglet


Week 4

November 25, 2018

Doug Haass

American Bittern


Week 5
December 2, 2018

Loyd Dalton Jr.

Northern Harrier


Week 6
December 9, 2018

Doug Haass

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher


Week 7
December 16, 2018

Loyd Dalton Jr.

Northern Shoveler


Week 8
December 23, 2018

Rob Heifner

Ibis at Shoveler Pond


Week 9
December 30, 2018

Cathy Hay

Ducks Taking Off


Week 10
January 6, 2019

Doug Haass



Week 11
January 13, 2019

Jim Stough

Nelson's Sparrow


Week 12
January 20, 2019

Rob Heifner

Boat-tailed Grackles

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