2021 Photo Contest – Pollinators (insects, butterflies, bats or birds)

Title: My favorite bug
Photographer: Kathleen M McGoff
Location: Frederick Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, MI
Chapter: Partner At Large
Title: Star Spangled Pose
Photographer: Roberta Kraeger
Location: My rain garden
Chapter: Kettle Moraine
Title: Morning Greeting
Photographer: troy waldschmidt
Location: Peoria Il,front yard garden
Chapter: Illinois Prairie
Title: Tori's Garden
Photographer: Tori Jones
Location: Our frontyard landscaping
Chapter: St. Louis
Title: Taking a Sip
Photographer: Darcy Maile
Location: Elburn, Il
Chapter: Partner At Large
Title: Monarch on Milkweed
Photographer: David Baker
Location: Halifax, MA
Chapter: South Shore MA
Title: Fragile feeding
Photographer: Linda Defendeifer
Location: On my property
Chapter: St. Louis
Title: Snowberry Clearwing Moth on Phlox
Photographer: Terri Joyce
Location: In my backyard in Soddy Daisy, TN
Chapter: Tennessee Valley
Title: Partridge Pea, a magnet for Monarchs
Photographer: Denise Gehring
Location: My garden in Toledo, OH.
Chapter: Oak Openings Region
Title: Two’s a Party
Photographer: Collin Smith
Location: Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden
Chapter: Twin Cities
Title: BeeBalming
Photographer: Patty Petrous
Location: My Backyard
Chapter: Middle Tennessee
Title: Monarchs Mating on Swamp Milkweed
Photographer: Mike Humcke
Location: Sullivan, WI
Chapter: Partner At Large
Title: Reflective Bumble
Photographer: Rita Hennessy
Location: Rita's Meadow, Shepherdstown, WV
Chapter: Blue Ridge
Title: Snowberry Clearwing on Bee Balm
Photographer: Lisa Brunette
Location: In my garden in Maplewood, Missouri.
Chapter: St. Louis
Title: Restore and They Will Come
Photographer: Steve Maassen
Location: Waushera County, WI
Chapter: Fox Valley Area
Title: Monarch on a Milkweed
Photographer: Jasmine Dorn
Location: Buffalo, MO
Chapter: Ozark
Title: Swallow Tail on Purple Cone Flower
Photographer: Linda Nett-Duesterhoeft
Location: Mosquito Hill Nature Center, Outagamie County Park
Chapter: Fox Valley Area
Title: Apple Blossom
Photographer: Danitza Hill
Location: Aurora, Colorado
Chapter: Front Range
Title: Bicolored Sweat Bee on Kankakee Mallow
Photographer: Debra Bullock
Location: My backyard in Oak Park, IL.
Chapter: West Cook
Title: Fanciful Beauty
Photographer: Arlene Kjar
Location: It was taken in my flower garden.
Chapter: Northfield Prairie Partners
Title: A tiger swallowtail flies high (and loves milkweed)
Photographer: Anubhav Saini
Location: Derwood, MD
Chapter: Chesapeake
Title: Giant Swallowtail on Cone Flower
Photographer: Joseph Eichers
Location: River's Edge Nature center Newberg WI
Chapter: Partner At Large
Title: Honey Bee on Yellow Flower
Photographer: Joseph Eichers
Location: Garden Grafton WI
Chapter: Partner At Large
Title: Hoary Vervain and Bumblebee
Photographer: Ruth Oldenburg
Location: My yard in Belmont, MI
Chapter: River City-Grand Rapids Area
Title: Monarch at Peabody Wildlife Management Area
Photographer: Barbara DeGraves
Location: Peabody WMA: Sinclair West Tract, Muhlenberg County, KY
Chapter: SoKY
Title: Butterfly milkweed & Monarch caterpillar
Photographer: Bruce Dassel
Location: My yard/prairie
Chapter: Kalamazoo Area
Title: Bergamot and Hummingbird hawk-moths
Photographer: Bruce Dassel
Location: My prairie/yard
Chapter: Kalamazoo Area
Title: Brad-Sabre-falsesunflower-2021.jpg
Photographer: Brad Sabre
Location: Powell Marsh, Vilas County
Chapter: Milwaukee-Southwest-Wehr
Title: Monarch and Bees
Photographer: Richard Filzen
Location: Newport State Park
Chapter: Fox Valley Area
Title: Spicebush Swallowtail Sipping Nectar
Photographer: Catherine McLaughlin
Location: Backyard
Chapter: Southeastern Pennsylvania
Title: Hummingbird visits backyard cardinal flower
Photographer: Jeffrey Horvath
Location: My backyard
Chapter: Menomonee River Area
Title: Lew Troast Jr. Bee & Bee Balm
Photographer: Lewell Troast
Location: This was taken in my native plant garden in East Syracuse, New York
Chapter: Habitat Gardening in Central New York
Title: Lew Troast Jr. Grand Admiral Butterfly & Coneflower
Photographer: Lewell Troast
Location: This was taken in my native plant garden in East Syracuse, New York
Chapter: Habitat Gardening in Central New York
Title: Bumble Bee Coming In
Photographer: Sherri Brom
Location: 7410 Fairbrother Lane, Caledonia Michigan
Chapter: River City-Grand Rapids Area
Title: Monarch on Butterfly Weed
Photographer: Sherri Brom
Location: 7410 Fairbrother Lane, Caledonia Michigan
Chapter: River City-Grand Rapids Area
Title: Bumblebee on Purple Prairie Clover
Photographer: Janet Giesen
Location: In front yard of photographer in Sycamore, Illinois
Chapter: Rock River Valley
Title: Swamp Rose and Flower Longhorn Beetle
Photographer: Kyla Muhammad
Location: My backyard
Chapter: Greater DuPage
Title: Butterflies on Bergamot
Photographer: Kyla Muhammad
Location: Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve, Lemont, IL
Chapter: Greater DuPage
Title: A Rare Sighting
Photographer: Ruth Oldenburg
Location: My yard in Belmont, MI
Chapter: River City-Grand Rapids Area
Title: Monarch on Prairie Blazing Star
Photographer: Morgan Meador
Location: Searles Prairie Natural Area, Rogers Arkansas
Chapter: Ozark
Title: Swallowtail
Photographer: Renee Benage
Location: Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit, Missouri
Chapter: St. Louis
Title: Fritillary
Photographer: Renee Benage
Location: Cuivre River State Park, Lincoln County, Missouri
Chapter: St. Louis
Title: Waterleaf Mining Bee on Virginia Waterleaf
Photographer: Joan Brandwein
Location: Saint Paul MN
Chapter: Big River Big Woods
Title: Bumble bee (Bombus Auricomus) on a cone flower head
Photographer: Paul Wolters
Location: Wild One Nature Center, Neenah, WI
Chapter: Fox Valley Area
Title: Bumblebees and their corbicula
Photographer: CATHY JOHNSON
Location: Rockford, IL
Chapter: Rock River Valley
Title: Speyeria on Tithonia
Photographer: Jennifer Moore
Location: My backyard in Duluth (Endion neighborhood)
Chapter: Arrowhead
Title: Swallowtail on Cardenial Plant
Photographer: Diana Linsley
Location: my backyard, in Crestwood Missouri
Chapter: St. Louis
Title: Monarch on Liatris
Photographer: Robert Wright
Location: my backyard
Chapter: St. Louis
Title: Monarch on Meadow Blazing Star
Photographer: Robert Wright
Location: native wildflower garden in my backyard
Chapter: St. Louis
Title: Bee meets Penstemon
Photographer: Betty Struckhoff
Location: Des Peres MO
Chapter: St. Louis
Title: Bee on Leadplant
Photographer: Mary Jo Adams
Location: Weston Cemetary Prairie, Chenoa, Illinois
Chapter: Illinois Prairie
Title: Half Black Bumblebee on Purple Prairie Clover
Photographer: Ed Buchs
Location: Walworth County - Bloomfield township
Chapter: Kettle Moraine
Title: Pearl Crescent in the Birchwood Park shoreline habitat
Photographer: Cathy Streett
Location: Birchwood Park Darien, IL
Chapter: West Cook
Title: Fritillary Butterfly enjoying a summer day
Photographer: Jean LeRoy
Location: Backyard woodland prairie
Chapter: Greater Kane County
Title: Purple Prairie Clover with Pollinators at Home
Photographer: Ed Buchs
Location: Bloomfield Township - Walworth County, WI
Chapter: Kettle Moraine
Title: The Launch
Photographer: C Randolph Ross
Location: Cortland, NY
Chapter: Habitat Gardening in Central New York
Title: Male Ruby Throated Hummingbird at the Eagle Nature Trail
Photographer: Dawn-Marie Staccia
Location: Eagle Nature Trail, Eagle, WI
Chapter: Kettle Moraine
Title: Hummingbird in the Prairie
Photographer: Dawn-Marie Staccia
Location: My prairie in Eagle, Wisconsin
Chapter: Kettle Moraine
Title: Monarch Hug
Photographer: Barbara Ryan
Location: McLean, Virginia
Chapter: Blue Ridge
Title: Coneflowers and Cranes
Photographer: Dawn-Marie Staccia
Location: Friends prairie, in Eagle, WI
Chapter: Kettle Moraine
Title: Sweet Sip
Photographer: Nan Pokerwinski
Location: Croton, Michigan
Chapter: River City-Grand Rapids Area
Title: Meal for Milady
Photographer: Nan Pokerwinski
Location: Croton, Michigan
Chapter: River City-Grand Rapids Area
Title: Painted lady in wild ageratum
Photographer: Cathy Streett
Location: My front pollinator garden at home
Chapter: West Cook
Title: Rory-Williams-Gorgone Checkerspot on Black Eyed Susan -2021
Photographer: Rory Williams
Location: Oshkosh Larsen Prairie SNA
Chapter: Fox Valley Area
Title: Flower Fly
Photographer: Barbara Zvirzdinis
Location: Comstock Park Michigan my yard
Chapter: River City-Grand Rapids Area
Title: Safe Journey
Photographer: Lori-Ann O'Hare
Location: Weymouth Ma
Chapter: South Shore MA
Title: Rory-Williams-Monarch on Monarda - 2021
Photographer: Rory Williams
Location: Oshkosh Larsen Prairie SNA
Chapter: Fox Valley Area
Title: Brown-belted Bumble Bee on Common Milkweed
Photographer: Mollie King
Location: Calvert County, Maryland
Chapter: Chesapeake
Title: Monarch on Common Milkweed
Photographer: Mollie King
Location: Calvert County, Maryland
Chapter: Chesapeake
Title: Monarch on Swamp milkweed
Photographer: John Bales
Location: St. Francois County, MO
Chapter: Southeast Missouri
Title: Monarch on Asclepias tuberosa
Photographer: Cheryl Lloyd
Location: My pollinator garden.
Chapter: Habitat Gardening in Central New York
Title: What chu lookin at
Photographer: Kim Diaz
Location: my front yard
Chapter: Green Bay
Title: Double Delight
Photographer: Cheryl Lloyd
Location: Common Milkweed patch on our farm.
Chapter: Habitat Gardening in Central New York
Title: Bumble Bee Balm
Photographer: Catherine McKenzie
Location: My backyard
Chapter: Fox Valley Area
Title: Flight of the Bumblebee
Photographer: Catherine McKenzie
Location: My yard
Chapter: Fox Valley Area
Title: Hello
Photographer: Kelle Frymire
Location: My yard
Chapter: Illinois Prairie
Title: Macro Monarch wing
Photographer: Beth Nutter
Location: In my yard in Elgin Illinois
Chapter: Greater Kane County
Title: American Ladyfriend
Photographer: Kim Stringer
Location: Torch Lake Township, Antrim County, MI
Chapter: Grand Traverse
Title: Monarch Butterfly on Obedient Plant
Photographer: Frances Manos
Location: Mt. St. Mary Park, St. Charles IL
Chapter: Greater Kane County
Title: Monarch on Honeysuckle
Photographer: Daniel Cruikshanks
Location: Otsego, MI
Chapter: Kalamazoo Area
Title: Monarch on Milkweed
Photographer: Daniel Cruikshanks
Location: Otsego, MI
Chapter: Kalamazoo Area
Title: Butterfly Whisperer
Photographer: Ryan Cutrell
Location: Shaw nature reserve
Chapter: St. Louis
Title: Sweat Bee on Spiderwort
Photographer: James Cudney
Location: Dundee Township Open Space Salamander Springs, West Dundee, Illinois
Chapter: Greater Kane County
Title: Monarch landing on Common Milkweed
Photographer: Jeanne Panka
Location: my garden, Waukesha , Wi
Chapter: Milwaukee-Southwest-Wehr
Title: Bumble-bee-on-monarda
Photographer: Karl Lauger
Location: My back yard - Oak Park, IL
Chapter: West Cook
Title: After The Morning Rain
Photographer: James Cudney
Location: Glacial Park, Ringwood, Illinois
Chapter: Greater Kane County
Title: Jewels of the garden
Photographer: Laurie Johnson
Location: My yard, Gladstone, MI
Chapter: Central Upper Peninsula
Title: Frittilary Butterflys
Photographer: Jeanne Panka
Location: Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha , Wi
Chapter: Milwaukee-Southwest-Wehr
Title: Delaware Skipper Feeding in Echinacea Seed Head in Early Summer
Photographer: Evelyn Jackson
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Chapter: Red Cedar
Title: Lethal Attraction
Photographer: Karla McGrail
Location: Linn County, Iowa
Chapter: Rock River Valley
Title: Golden Northern Bumble Bee on Blue Lobelia
Photographer: Joan Brandwein
Location: St. Paul. MN
Chapter: Big River Big Woods
Title: Gary-Shackelford-monarchs-on-blazing-star-2021
Photographer: Gary Shackelford
Location: Fair Meadows SNA, Wisconsin
Chapter: Madison
Title: Gary-Shackelford-fritillary-feeding-frenzy-2021
Photographer: Gary Shackelford
Location: Fair Meadows SNA, Wisconsin
Chapter: Madison
Title: Wait your turn!
Photographer: Laurie Johnson
Location: Hiawatha National Forest, MI; Peninsula Point Recreation area
Chapter: Central Upper Peninsula
Title: Lunch Time
Photographer: Noreen Kepple
Location: My Garden
Chapter: Mountain Laurel
Title: Can't Fence Me In
Photographer: Noreen Kepple
Location: My Vegetable Garden
Chapter: Mountain Laurel
Title: Clearwing & Milkweed Flowers
Photographer: Barbara DeGraves
Location: My Backyard, Bowling Green, KY
Chapter: SoKY
Title: BEE AT WORK
Photographer: Susan Wagoner
Location: Aurora, Illinois (my backyard)
Chapter: Greater Kane County
Title: Lucky Seat
Photographer: Keren Pomp Fortier
Location: Norwell, MA
Chapter: South Shore MA
Title: ON A MISSION
Photographer: Susan Wagoner
Location: Aurora, Illinois (my backyard)
Chapter: Greater Kane County
Title: Dragonfly Shadow
Photographer: Keren Pomp Fortier
Location: Norwell MA
Chapter: South Shore MA
Title: Hello There, May I Come In?
Photographer: Gina Michels
Location: In my backyard native garden
Chapter: Kalamazoo Area
Title: I Look Great in Blue...Lobelia
Photographer: Gina Michels
Location: In my backyard native garden
Chapter: Kalamazoo Area
Title: Foxglove Beardtongue with Bumble Bee Landing
Photographer: Karen Eckman
Location: Shoreview, MN
Chapter: Big River Big Woods
Title: Sweet Joe Pye Weed with Skipper Butterfly
Photographer: Karen Eckman
Location: Shoreview, MN
Chapter: Big River Big Woods
Title: Green Sweat Bee on Pale Purple Coneflower
Photographer: Ruth Hilfiker
Location: My raingarden, New Richmond, WI
Chapter: St. Croix Oak Savanna
Title: Going For The Gold
Photographer: Ruth Hilfiker
Location: My raingarden, New Richmond, WI
Chapter: St. Croix Oak Savanna
Title: Mr. Bumble Likes Swamp Thistle
Photographer: Donnie Bryan
Location: My property in Nashville, Tennessee
Chapter: Middle Tennessee
Title: Great Spangled Fritillary Enjoying Pasture Thistle
Photographer: Wendy Vernon
Location: West Chicago Prairie
Chapter: Greater DuPage
Title: Bad Hair Day
Photographer: Janice Bain
Location: My backyard. Elkhorn WI 53121
Chapter: Kettle Moraine
Title: Monarch Caterpillar Feasting On Butterfly Weed
Photographer: Wendy Vernon
Location: Bluff Spring Fen, Elgin, IL
Chapter: Greater DuPage
Title: Sandusky on Bushy Brown-eyed Susan
Photographer: Donnie Bryan
Location: On my property in Nashville, Tennessee
Chapter: Middle Tennessee
Title: New Life
Photographer: Jessica Schrishuhn
Location: My backyard in Chicago
Chapter: West Cook
Title: Big Change
Photographer: Jessica Schrishuhn
Location: My backyard in Chicago
Chapter: West Cook
Title: Rusty Patched Bumble Bee
Photographer: Troy Waldschmidt
Location: Backyard Peoria Heights Illinois
Chapter: Illinois Prairie
Title: Orange and Gold
Photographer: David Silsbee
Location: Mansfield, Connecticut
Chapter: Mountain Laurel
Title: Sipping Through a Straw
Photographer: David Silsbee
Location: Mansfield, Connecticut
Chapter: Mountain Laurel
Title: "Company's Coming"
Photographer: Diana Green
Location: in my habitat garden at my house
Chapter: Habitat Gardening in Central New York
Title: Bombus on Baptisia
Photographer: Theodore White
Location: Wheaton, Maryland
Chapter: Chesapeake
Title: Brenda Adams Milkweed for dinner 2021
Photographer: Brenda Adams
Location: In my garden
Chapter: St. Louis
Title: Brenda Adams 'blazing' monarch 2021
Photographer: Brenda Adams
Location: In my garden
Chapter: St. Louis
Title: Fuzzy Buzzy on Purple Cone Flower
Photographer: Kelley Locke
Location: Backyard
Chapter: Loess Hills
Title: Symbiotic Beauty
Photographer: Pierce Brown
Location: Clinton NY
Chapter: Mohawk Valley
Title: Monarch at rest
Photographer: Julie White
Location: My backyard in St Charles, Illinois
Chapter: Greater Kane County
Title: Monarch on Meadow Blazing Star
Photographer: Leanne Phinney
Location: The photo was taken in my backyard in Shoreview, MN
Chapter: Big River Big Woods
Title: Plight of the bumblebee
Photographer: Julie White
Location: my backyard in St Charles, Illinois
Chapter: Greater Kane County
Title: Bumblebee on Sneezeweed
Photographer: Leanne Phinney
Location: Shoreview, MN
Chapter: Big River Big Woods
Title: Bombus on a Daisy
Photographer: Mariola Castrejon
Location: Kelleys Island, Ohio
Chapter: Columbus