World Wetlands Day photo celebration

12 January 2012 | News story

Showcase the beauty of wetlands along with your talent! Submit your best photos for the World Wetlands Day celebration under this year’s theme “Wetlands Tourism: A Great Experience”.

The wetlands photo competition is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in partnership with the Ramsar Convention Secretariat and IUCN. Upload your best wetland photos until 20 January to the Flickr site in one of the four wetlands and tourism-related categories: wildlife, landscapes, plants, and tourists (one per category per participant). 

The top photos in each category will be showcased on U.S. Department of State, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Ramsar Convention Secretariat and its International Organization Partners’ websites and social media platforms around the world on World Wetlands Day, 2 February, 2012. 
 
 
For more information, download competition flyer here.


This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.