Delta Waterfowl’s Million Duck: Big Picture Photo Contest Winners

We are pleased to announce this year’s Million Duck: Big Picture contest winners.

Grand Prize Winner

Michael M.'s image of a pintail duck taking flight can be seen.

The Million Duck: Big Picture photo contest shines a spotlight on the best duck hunting photography as submitted by waterfowlers from around the globe. This contest showcases the artistry behind capturing the spirit of wildlife, the importance of mentoring, the adventure of hunting, and our furry friends.

This was a record-breaker year for our photo contest. The winners were selected from over 1,000 submissions and viewed by more than 1.1 million people.

People’s Choice Winners

Chad M.'s submission of a pintail duck taking off can be seen.
Matt M.'s closeup image of a dog in mid-retrieve with a banded duck can be seen.
Kendall S.'s image of a black lab retrieving a goose can be seen.

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Duck Production is always on our minds at Delta Waterfowl. Thank you for using the power of photography to share your hunting story. You can support Delta’s important work to increase nest success and further research efforts by making a donation today.

Photographer’s Choice Winners

Dakota C.'s image of geese framed in a Delta-shaped hole in a blind can be seen.
John F.'s image of a group of ducks diving for food, shot from under the water can be seen.

Thank you to everyone who participated and made this year’s photo contest a smashing success. Watch our contest page for future announcements and upcoming competitions.

Honorable Mentions

Savannah F's image of a young duck hunter performing a duck call in a camouflaged blind.
Matt C.'s image of a bundled-up young hunter's blue eyes gazing to the sky.
Gage T.s photo of a pair of wood ducks in mid-flight through the woods can be seen.
Ty H.'s image of a man showing his young son a bird in a field is shown.
Justin B.'s submission of a young boy in camo holding a duck can be seen.
Tiffany S.'s image of a wedge of geese in flight between three huge industrial silos can be seen.
Heather O.'s picture of a redhead with its bill right out of the water can be seen.