Audubon Photography Awards

The 2021 Audubon Photography Awards: Top 100

— Scroll through these superb images that feature birds in all their varied glory, and find out the backstory behind each shot.

Coming Soon: The Top 100 Shots from the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards

— Check back on July 13th for superb images of birds in all their varied glory!

The 2021 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners and Honorable Mentions

— Thousands of people entered photographs and—for the first time— videos in this year’s contest. The finest images showed birdlife at its most tranquil, clever, and powerful.
Burrowing Owl. Barb D'Arpino/Audubon Photography Awards

Did Somebody Say Baby Bird Photos?

— Why yes, yes we did. Here are our favorite shots featuring chicks from last year's Audubon Photography Awards.
Least Bittern. Peter Brannon/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon Photo Contest Entry Platform Frequently Asked Questions

— Having trouble entering the competition or submitting photos? The answer to your question will likely be found here.

Our Favorite Fascinating Bird Behaviors From the 2020 Audubon Photo Awards

— Every year the contest attracts entries capturing rare and unusual moments in the avian world. Here are this year's highlights.
The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards virtual gallery.

Take a Virtual Gallery Tour of the 2020 Audubon Photography Awards Winners

— Instead of our annual traveling exhibit, this year we're going digital.
Rose-breasted Grosbeak on Red Elderberry. Shirley Donald/Audubon Photography Awards

These Fantastic Photos Show Birds Thriving With Native Plants

— Enjoy some of our favorite submissions to the Plants for Birds category of the 2020 Audubon Photography Awards.

The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners

— This year's top shots delight with dazzling colors and fresh perspectives.

The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: Top 100

— Take a scroll through this year's spectacular, artistic, and playful avian images, while reading the story behind each.