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Bird of the Year Art Contest Results!

The ABA Bird of the Year Multimedia Art Contest results are in! Congratulations to all the participants and huge thanks to the prize sponsors.

1st Place

 Brian Gatlin – Grand Canyon, AZ

1st Place – Youth

Courtney Moore, age 14, Vestal, NY
Prize: A Birder’s 10-book collection from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

2nd Place – Tie

Evening Grosbeak – Yuba Pass Campground, Hwy 49, CA, USA by Vivek Khanzode

Rachael Butek, Colfax, Wisconsin

2nd Place – Youth

Evening Grosbeaks at Sunrise, by Chloe Walker, age 12 – Murfreesboro, TN

3rd Place – Youth

Gabrielle Claus – Age 14 – Lancaster, PA
Prize: Julie Zickefoose Evening Grosbeak Artwork Print

Additional Winning Entries

Evening Grosbeak at Hartwick Pines by David R. Sager – Smithville, TX

"I’ve Just Seen A Grosbeak” – vocals & ukulele by Gary Bloomfield, Arcata, CA

Prize: Perky-Pet® Copper Sip & Seed Bird Feeder


Ashok Khosla, Palo Alto, CA
Prize: Julie Zickefoose Evening Grosbeak Artwork Print

Evening Grosbeak Pair – by Nancy Castillo, Saratoga Springs, NY
Prize: Julie Zickefoose Evening Grosbeak Artwork Print

Matthew Dodder – Mountain View, CA
Prize: The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America - Autographed by Don & Lillian Stokes.

Too see the other fantastic art entries, please visit the contest website.