A grand total of 40 “Best Photo of the Week” competitions were held during 2013. To round-off the year we invite you to review and rank the winners of those weekly competitions and to choose the “Best Photo of the Year 2013″.
Click on the first image and then page through the slideshow. Please select the three images you like best of all and vote for them at the bottom of this page. Voting will remain open for 6 days after which the results will be published.
After registering your 3 votes you’ll be able to see which images our other readers have chosen. You may wish to return to this page during the week to see how the voting is proceeding.
Please leave comments at the bottom of this page.
Which 3 photos from the 2013 winners did you like best of all?
- 'Whoops, missed again!' by Mike Barth (9%, 73 Votes)
- 'Kissing Finches' by Kathy Langbridge (7%, 55 Votes)
- 'Hang Time' (Leopard Frog) by Howard Cheek (7%, 54 Votes)
- 'It's Love' by Mike Barth (6%, 47 Votes)
- The Banquet by Alain Pascua (5%, 41 Votes)
- 'The Law Breaker' by Raj Dhage (5%, 38 Votes)
- Great horned owl and owlets by Frank Comisar (4%, 34 Votes)
- 'Deadly Combat' by Pradeep Kumar (4%, 30 Votes)
- Onset of Darkness by Dana Allen (3%, 26 Votes)
- Tenderness - Mr. Bee-eater offers a wedding gift to his lady by Doina Russu (3%, 24 Votes)
- To Get to the Other Side by Dana Allen (3%, 24 Votes)
- Many-colored Rush Tyrant by Walter Baliero (3%, 23 Votes)
- 'Alaskan Brown Bear after a swim' by Don Getty (3%, 22 Votes)
- Elaenia Albiceps Chilensis by Walter Baliero (3%, 21 Votes)
- 'Lady of the lake' by Jamie MacArthur (2%, 20 Votes)
- 'Gotcha' by Nitin Jain (2%, 18 Votes)
- Chuncho (Glaucidium nanum) by Walter Baliero (2%, 17 Votes)
- Ruby on Purpurea taken in Argentina by Jose Garcia Allievi (2%, 17 Votes)
- 'Toss' by Nitin Jain (2%, 17 Votes)
- Thorny Devil by Margarita Steinhardt (2%, 15 Votes)
- 'Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)' by Kai Helge Andersen (2%, 14 Votes)
- 'The Barn Owl' by Roberto Rolando (2%, 14 Votes)
- Blast Off! taken at Bosque del Apache by Frank Comisar (2%, 14 Votes)
- King of Fishers by Raj Dhage (2%, 14 Votes)
- 'Catch' by Dryzie (2%, 13 Votes)
- 'Dancing' by Lesley van Loo (2%, 13 Votes)
- Missile by Jamie MacArthur (1%, 12 Votes)
- Ocelot in the Atlantic Forest by Leonardo Merçon (1%, 12 Votes)
- Blue-cheeked Bee Eater with breakfast and lunch by Mike Pope (1%, 10 Votes)
- Rocket Landing by Morkel Erasmus (1%, 10 Votes)
- 'Flight of the Roseate Spoonbill' by Nancy Elwood (1%, 9 Votes)
- Scaly-breasted Munias by Raj Dhage (1%, 9 Votes)
- White Egret with Reflection by Wayne Vaughn (1%, 9 Votes)
- Angry Mother by Daniel Vago (1%, 8 Votes)
- Kingfisher Fishing by Iain H. Leach (1%, 8 Votes)
- Common Kingfisher by Raj Dhage (1%, 8 Votes)
- 'Catch it' by Jojith Kanjany (1%, 7 Votes)
- Tody-Flycatcher by Jose Garcia Allievi (1%, 6 Votes)
- The young king by Daniel Vago (1%, 5 Votes)
- Coracias caudatus in Namibia by Marco Ritter (0%, 3 Votes)
Total Voters: 353
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