Wildlife - Professional

HANDSOME - Cathartes Aura

Janice Tieken

Honorable Mention

"HANDSOME - Cathartes Aura"
HANDSOME is his name. He is one of the Cathartes Aura also known as the turkey vulture, a vital part of our eco-system, one of the many who serve in the role of Nature's housekeeper.

Biography: Janice Tieken's photography has been showcased in museums and galleries internationally and has won numerous awards. Ongoing series include The Trees, The Tides, Islands, Drive-By and Naked Lunch. She has a BFA from Otis Art Institute and a Master's in Psychology. Her recently published book, Condor Dolly, supporting efforts to save the California Condor from extinction, is now in the archives of the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum.

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