Bill Bickle Photography, William Bickle Photography
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December 2007 .... Bill was honoured with Honourable Mention with National Geographic Magazine, International Photo Competition. His winning Image of a Great Blue Heron in conflict with a Mallard Duck. The HM was very meaningful to Bill and feels Very Honoured to be recognized with such an amazing Competion. With over 148,000 entries Bill feels like a First Place winner.Female Mallard duck defending her young from a Great Blue Heron. July 2008 & 2013... Natures Best Magazine... Finalist. December 2008 Canadian Geographic Magazine & Canadian Museum of Nature awarded CANADIAN WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY of the year. This was followed up with a year long Travelling Exhibit at major Museums across Canada. BEST-In-Show.... Annual Print Photo Competition 2012... Second Place..INTERNATIONAL Competition 2013... "Chasing the Light" National Wildlife Federation..."Final Page" June 2013 FEATURED.. June 2013... 3rd placing in Canada, CAPA ...4 nations cup! It feeds in shallow water or at the water's edge during both the night and the day, but especially around dawn and dusk. It uses its long legs to wade through shallow water, and spears fish or frogs with its long, sharp bill.