March 13, 2014

USDA announced Cutest Bird Contest winners for February

A proud peacock with his glorious feathers spread and two beautiful blue jays feeding in a backyard are the winners in the USDA Cutest Bird Photo Contest for the month of February. Lasanthica (Las) Benedict of Anaheim, CA and Shannon Mayer of Elgin, IL took the prizes in each of two categories in the Biosecurity For Birds competition.   Benedict’s photo of a handsome peacock at the Los Angeles Arboretum won in the category of Cutest Bird. “This gentleman looked directly at me and did his mating dance and I started clicking away,” says Benedict. Read More

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