PICTURE OF THE YEAR 2016
Jubilee and Munin, Ravens of the Tower of London. Attribution: © User:Colin / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0Jubilee was hatched in Somerset in 2012 and wears a gold band. He was given to the Queen on her Diamond Jubilee. Munin was hatched in North Uist in 1995 and wears a light green band. She is the oldest raven at the tower.
#4: Topless sitting woman. – Attribution: Patrick Subotkiewiez (via flickr) (CC BY 2.0)
#5: ABe 8/12 "Allegra" – Attribution: Kabelleger / David Gubler (CC BY-SA 4.0)
#6: Common Kestrel – Attribution: Andreas Trepte, www.photo-natur.net (CC BY-SA 4.0)
#7: A conehead mantis (Empusa pennata) – Attribution: Redpit7 (CC BY-SA 4.0)
#8: An aerial view of St Stephen's Green in the centre of Dublin. – Attribution: Dronepicr (edited by King of Hearts) (CC BY 3.0)
#9: Astronaut Aki Hoshide – Attribution: NASA (public domain)
#10: Amphycribral Vascular Bundle of a Fern Rhizome - Pterídium aquilínum. – Attribution: Anatoly Mikhaltsov (CC BY-SA 4.0)
#11: Sunset from top of Hawk's Eye Rock. – Attribution: Ryzhkov Sergey (CC BY-SA 4.0)
#12: The Sacred mantled by the snow – Attribution: Elio Pallard (CC BY-SA 4.0)
View results of all 58 finalists
The 2016 Picture of the Year competition has ended and we are pleased to announce the results:
In both rounds, people voted for their favorite media files.
In the second round – the “three votes” was used – eligible users could vote for up to 3 finalists – each of these 3 votes counted equal.
There were 4765 people who voted in total (R1 and R2).
We congratulate the winners of the contest and thank them for creating these beautiful media files and sharing them as freely licensed content:
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We also sincerely thank to all voters for participating. We invite you to continue to participate in the Commons community by sharing your work.
Thanks, the Picture of the Year committee