Here are the finalists selected for our inaugural American Bald Eagle Photography Contest. The total count for entries was 149, and judging was very difficult. We extend a sincere thank you to all photographers who submitted their stunning captures, and hope you will be back next year for our second annual competition. Winners will be announced today at 6pm.

American Bald Eagle Photography Contest Sponsors

We’re extremely thankful to have the support of these companies; visit our sponsors page to learn more about them.

Jerry amEnde

Title: Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

Harry Collins

Title: Take out Take out

Tara Engdahl

Title: The Stern Stare The Stern Stare

Bill Friedkin

Title: Happy Dance Happy Dance

Laura Hedien

Title: Gear Down!

Gear Down!

Gloria Keeslar

Title: Sky Dancing Sky Dancing

Ian Murray

Title: Skilled Fisherman Skilled Fisherman

Dana Nesiti

Title: Bald Eagle chasing Red-tailed Hawk Bald Eagle chasing Red-tailed Hawk

Robin Sparks

Title: Sharing Water

Sharing Water

Terri Spinney

Title: I’ll Be Back I\'ll Be Back


The 2014 American Bald Eagle Photography Contest features the following awards:
  • 1st Place – $500 Cash Award, Crystal Eagle Trophy & Certificate
  • 2nd Place – $250 Cash Award & Certificate
  • 3rd Place – $100 Cash Award & Certificate
  • Merit Award – $50 Gift Card & Certificate
  • People’s Choice – $50 Gift Card & Certificate
For more information about the American Bald Eagle Photography Contest, please contact us.