1st Place, Photograph of the Year, "Sunset Barred Owl" - Ronald Floyd
1st Place, Photograph of the Year, "Sunset Barred Owl" - Ronald Floyd
Ron Floyd/Northwoods Wildlife Center.

MINOCQUA — An image by a Kaukauna photographer was named North American wildlife photograph of the year in a contest sponsored by the Northwoods Wildlife Center.

The photograph by Ron Floyd, 1st Place, Photograph of the Year, is titled “Sunset Barred Owl.”

The Northwoods Wildlife Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping injured wildlife. The Northwoods Wildlife Center wildlife hospital opened on June 19, 1982, becoming one of the first wildlife hospitals in the Midwest.

A record number of photographs were submitted and votes cast in this year’s competition.

Floyd’s photographs can be seen regularly in the Facebook groups Kaukauna Pictures.

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By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.