Bird Observer Fiftieth Anniversary Photo, Video, and Writing Contest

Deadline for Entries: October 1, 2022

Thank you for your interest in our contest. This is the page where you submit your entries!

Have you read the contest rules?

The most important rule is that the contest is open to subscribers only (except for Bird Observer staff, board members, and their immediate family members). Feel free to subscribe and see why we're one of the best birding journals that you're going to find.
Also important is that photographs or videos must be taken in New England. If you write about a birding experience, it must occur in New England. Submissions from your backyard or home patch bear equal weight with those from conservation lands, wildlife refuges, or wilderness areas.
Remember that you can only enter up to 2 entries in the photo category, up to 2 entries in the video category, and just one in the writing category. Any entries by you after that will be ignored and discarded.

Show me the prizes

There will be one grand prize winner in each of three categories: photo, video, and writing. Each grand prize winner will receive a $100 gift card to Bird Watcher’s General Store, Orleans, MA; a $100 gift card to Bird Watcher’s Supply and Gift, Newburyport, MA; a $100 gift card to Birds and Beans Coffee; and a two-year extension of his or her subscription to Bird Observer, in addition to being featured in the December 2022 issue of Bird Observer in print and on our website,
At least 12 honorable mentions will win a one-year extension of his or her subscription to Bird Observer. Additional honorable mentions may be awarded at the discretion of the judges.
In addition to the winners, all contest entries have a chance to appear on our website.

Let's have some fun!

Official Entry Form:

Not seeing the entry form? You must be a subscriber, and have registered on this website to enter the contest.
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