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Bird Portrait

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BirdWatching is proud to present

2020 Bird Portrait Photo Contest

Have you taken show stopping portraits of wild birds? Submit them to our 2020 Bird Portrait Contest! They can be frame-filling head-and-shoulder closeups, full-body images in which every feather is tack-sharp, or photos that, in their composition, place birds in their habitats. Surprise us! We can't wait to see your wonderful portraits.

The 2020 Bird Portrait photo contest is now closed. We will announce the winners by February 28, 2021. Thank you!

Entry Deadline

November 24, 2020

Entry Packages

1 entry for $30

2 entries for $40

See FAQ & Official Rules
for more information

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Purchase Entries

1 entry for $30 / 2 entries for $40

Entry Packages

1 entry for $30

2 entries for $40

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Membership PLUS

$4.99/month, billed annually ($59.88)
  • One BirdWatching photography contest entry per year
  • One year of BirdWatching magazine in both print and digital editions
  • Access to BirdWatching’s digital back issue library
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BirdWatching VIP

$7.99 month, billed annually ($95.88)
  • One entry in each BirdWatching photography contest per year
  • One year of BirdWatching and Outdoor Photographer magazine in both print and digital editions
  • Access to BirdWatching’s and Outdoor Photographer’s digital back issue library
  • A copy of our special issue The Ultimate Guide to Birdwatching (while supplies last)
 

HAVE QUESTIONS? GET IN TOUCH!
For questions about our contests, email [email protected]

 
1st
prize

$1,000 cash prize

One (1) Tamron 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 Di VC USD

One (1) Wildside Nature Tours $500 Travel Certificate

One (1) Fotopro X-Go Max Tripod Kit

One (1) one-year BirdWatching VIP Membership

One (1) Hardcover, high-quality Bay Photo photo book featuring winners and all finalists

Placement as BirdWatching Facebook Cover Photo

Publication in a special multi-spread feature in an issue of BirdWatching

Publication in the BirdWatching online Winners’ gallery

2nd
prize

$500 cash prize

One (1) Wildside Nature Tours $250 Travel Certificate

One (1) one-year BirdWatching Plus Membership

One (1) Hardcover, high-quality Bay Photo photo book featuring winners and all finalists

Publication in a special multi-spread feature in an issue of BirdWatching

Publication in the BirdWatching online Winners’ gallery

1st
prize

$1,000 cash prize

One (1) Tamron 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 Di VC USD

One (1) Wildside Nature Tours $500 Travel Certificate

One (1) Fotopro X-Go Max Tripod Kit

One (1) one-year BirdWatching VIP Membership

One (1) Hardcover, high-quality Bay Photo photo book featuring winners and all finalists

Placement as BirdWatching Facebook Cover Photo

Publication in a special multi-spread feature in an issue of BirdWatching

Publication in the BirdWatching online Winners’ gallery

3rd
prize

$250 (U$D) cash prize

One (1) Wildside Nature Tours $100 Travel Certificate

One (1) one-year BirdWatching Plus Membership

One (1) Hardcover, high-quality Bay Photo photo book featuring winners and all finalists

Publication in a special multi-spread feature in an issue of BirdWatching

Publication in the BirdWatching online Winners’ gallery

Official Rules

BirdWatching Bird Portrait Official Rules

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