Contests

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 June 1, 2020 and July 31, 2020 to be eligible for the "Mellow Yellow" contest.  Good luck! 

Mellow Yellow - Submit Photos Here

Contest is currently open and will close on July 31, 2020.

Many tropical birds display some amount of yellow in their plumage. In the northern hemisphere, many residents and spring migrants also possess some yellow features. Eligible birds in this contest must have yellow somewhere on their bodies, could be plumage, legs, bill, eye ring, etc. Hope you find a "mellow" vibe for this contest!


It's a Shore Thing!

Contest opens on September 1, 2020 and closes on October 31, 2020.

Millions of shorebirds are on the move all over the globe during the months of August and September. This contest theme celebrates shorebirds. What is a shorebird? Sandpipers, plovers, godwits, curlews, phalaropes, pratincoles, turnstones, avocets, oystercatchers, stilts, dowitchers, snipes, and shanks all qualify for this contest. Are you "shore" you can find the right bird?


Get Down and Prey

Contest opens on December 1, 2020 and closes on January 31, 2021.

Birds of prey always present many exciting photographic opportunities. Hawks, eagles, owls, falcons, kites, and harriers are the targets for this theme. "Prey" that you get a good shot!

KingBirder announces our KingBirder Superlatives! In addition to our cash awards for the Everybody Duck contest, you can also win a KingBirder t-shirt or hat of your choice if you are chosen for: * Best Photo Title * Best Head Shot * Best Flock * Best Background Scenery * Most Artistic Good luck to all! We hope that you find some great shots to submit!