Florida's Birding and Photo Fest in St. Augustine, Florida, takes place in April every year.  The Cooper, Dahlstrom and Schnyder families have so kindly sponsored a Young Birders Photography category in Cameron’s memory. 

2018 Results

The Florida Birding and Photo Fest has been wrapped up for another year and once again we were treated to an array of striking images.

The first prize went to Emma Campanellie of Palm Coast for her beautiful photograph of a Roseatte Spoonbill feeding her three young chicks. Second place was awarded to Margaret Fykes from Vero Beach for her close-up of a Cormorant.

The short list of photographs clearly demonstrates that the young birding scene in Florida is alive and well and jam-packed with creativity. Congratulations to those who made the short list and thank you to all entrants for supporting the event. See you in 2019.


The Winners

Roseate Spoonbill feeding her young

First Place: "Roseatte Spoonbill & Triplets" by Emma Campanellie


Sleeping Cormorant

Second Place: "Really?” by Margaret Fykes


Shortlisted Photographs



By Jane Fykes


 Ruffled Seagull

By Ann Stalvey



by Ander Buckley


Abby Kutschinski

by Abby Kutschinski


 Reflection shorebird

By Ann Stalvey


By Ann Stalvey


Roseate Spoonbill

By Ander Buckley