FIRST PLACE slipping past a nesting marsh hen- the high tide Neca Stoller SECOND PLACE under the eaves of the homeless shelter nesting sparrows Yu Chang THIRD PLACE a child's blue eyes peering into the nest robin's eggs Mark Alan Osterhaus BELOW THIRD PLACE at the riverbank converging shadows of nesting cliff swallows Hilary Tann the woodcarvers grin as he walks the trail-- boxes of bluebirds Joann on the front rail a nesting robin -- she unlocks the back door -acm sparrow's nest hidden in the grass a cricket chirps Patricia A. Laurent homely baby bird do they miss you in your nest? Maleti (Mary Lee McClure) no time to sing for the cuckoo's young the nesting nightingale marius geerts sunny afternoon- a nesting wren sleeps beneath a cat's shadow jean king stinking the jewel bright kingfishers nest paulus the woodgnome its nest lies smashed - for days the warbler whistles calling her young Yuri flicker of white- junco vanishes into its nest norm jensen busier than me these nesting robins in the apple tree kim old rabbit hutch still cozy with straw and fur now birds are nesting Zoned Cat moonlit cliff above the breakers nesting gulls -willard nesting bird no longer, by the feeder a baby sparrow begs Ed Shaheen in the full leafed tree by the abortion clinic nesting mourning doves Carolyne such a blue sky... and the cypress swamp is full of nesting birds! Laura Young over the empty nest - a flash of plumage doris k. Spent spirea blooms protect a cardinal's nest in a late spring rain Pardee stopping their work they watch some nesting sparrows - the house builders gilles fabre
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