Bandelier Holds November Photo Contest For Year Of The Bird

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From November 1st through the 16th, Bandelier will be joining National Geographic for the Year of the Bird by holding a photo contest to encourage everyone to exchange their rifle for a camera and ‘shoot’ wildlife with a lens.The theme of the submissions must be ‘the beauty of birds in nature’. Photos may be submitted to There is a limit of 3 submissions per person and please note that once submitted, the photos will become property of the National Park Service. Winners will be announced by the end of November with prizes for first, second, and third places. Photo by Sally King/NPS