How to enter this year's contest
Photo: Bonnie Block/2016 Grand Prize Winner
You’re crazy about birds and photography. Now combine your twin passions by entering your best bird photos in the 2017 Audubon Photography Awards. You could win a cash prize or, if you’re our Youth winner, a special trip that will help you become an even better bird photographer! Winning photos will be published in a future issue of Audubon and in Nature’s Best Photography magazine, and displayed within the 2017 Nature’s Best Photography Exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History!
January 6, 2017–February 20, 2017.
Special Youth prize: Five days next June in Maine at the Hog Island Audubon Camp’s Photography session for the winner and a parent/guardian (transportation included)
No purchase necessary. Contest begins 1/6/17 and ends 2/20/17. Must be at least 13 years of age and a legal resident of the U.S. or Canada (excluding Quebec) to enter. Entrants under the age of majority must get permission from their parent or legal guardian to enter. Subject to Official Rules, which will be posted 1/6/17. Void where prohibited.
This year's contest is now open! Submit your best bird photos by February 20th for the chance to win great prizes.
Spend fifteen minutes counting birds, February 17 through 20, and report your results online. Your observations make all the difference.
Birds and the places they call home are under attack, but with your help, we can fight back.