"Seeing Red" opens on June 1 and closes on July 31 – click the Contests menu to learn more!
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What makes KingBirder different is that our contests follow themes, and all photos must be taken and submitted within the contest's date window.

JUST A REMINDER:  Submitted photos must be TAKEN between March 1, 2021 and April 30, 2021 to be eligible for the "A Pair or Greater" contest.  Good luck! 

A Pair or Greater

Contest closed on April 30, 2021.

For this contest theme, eligible entries must contain two or more birds in the shot. It could be two or more birds of the same species or two or more birds combining multiple species. Remember, the shot must be TAKEN and submitted within the contest dates. Sometimes a "pair" is a winning hand!

Seeing Red - Submit Photos Here

Contest is currently open and will close on July 31, 2021.

Many species of birds around the world have red somewhere on their body. Birds that are eligible for this contest must show some red in their plumage, eyes, legs, bill, etc. We will accept shades of pink as well. Send us a note if you have a question about eligibility for your submission. Get out there and capture a great shot so that you won't be "seeing red"!

Wood if You Could

Contest opens on September 1, 2021 and closes on October 31, 2021.

This contest theme was suggested by KingBirder contestant Trevor Sykes, thanks Trevor! Eligible entries must have a bird(s) posing on a tree or plant, perhaps a woodpecker on a tree trunk, a parrot in a palm tree, or a goldfinch on a daisy. "Wood" you "plant" yourself in the right location long enough for the perfect shot?

Ladies Night

Contest opens on December 1, 2021 and closes on January 31, 2022.

This contest theme was suggested by KingBirder contestant Desiree McAloon, thanks Desiree! For this contest theme it is all about female birds! Eligible submissions must have a female bird in the shot. Monomorphic birds (birds where the male and female look the same) are not eligible. You may have a male bird in the shot as long as the female is there as well. Luck be a lady tonight!

KingBirder announces our KingBirder Superlatives! In addition to our cash awards, you can also win a KingBirder t-shirt or hat of your choice if you are chosen for a Superlative. We'll announce our Superlatives after the contest opens. Good luck to all! We hope that you find some great shots to submit!