The Annual Urban Nature Store Photo Contest!

Plumage Panorama: Capture the Elegance and Splendor of Birds in Our Exciting Photo Contest!

How to enter:

(1) Please read the Contest Rules and Terms of Use (below). By entering, you
acknowledge that you agree to the Terms of Use.

(2) You must submit a photo at by October 31st 2023.

(3) The winners will be announced on Wednesday November 15, 2023.

Official rules for Urban Nature Store Photo contest

Eligible entrants:

There is no fee required to enter the contest.

By entering a photo from any of the following categories, the entrant
acknowledges that they agree to the Terms of Use (see below).


OPEN To All Customers. Submissions allowed for each category below.

Photo Categories

1 - Birds at a feeder
2 - Birds in flight
3 - Birds doing anything - (any birding pose or picture that does not fall into categories # 1 or #2)

Eligible photos:
Each participant can submit as many photos as they like, but will receive a single entry in the prize draw.

The photo(s) must have been taken by the entrant, and may not infringe the rights of any other individual. The photo(s) must not depict or result from actions that could be considered harmful to birds. (exception: birds coming freely to bird feeders). 

Photo composition:
MUST also provide a digital copy to

Resolution Size: 100 - 300 dpi, Image minimum size: 1000 x 1400 pixels

Selecting winners: (3 winners will be selected)
The winners will be judged through a minimum criteria based on their photos. Each person who submits one or more photos to the contest will receive one entry in the draw, regardless of how many photos they have submitted.

Collection of Information:
Urban Nature Store will use an email address to contact the prize winners. Neither email addresses nor mailing addresses will be used by Urban Nature Store for any purposes other than those required to administer this contest, as described above.

Prizes (Kowa are the Primary Sponsors)
First Place: Kowa Genesis Prominar XD33 8x Binocular
Second Place: Kowa 8x42 SV II Binocular
Third Place: Kowa 8x25 BD Roof Prism Binocular, Green

Promotion of the Contest:
Urban Nature Store is promoting this contest using Facebook and Instagram, the contest is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram.

Terms of Use
By submitting a photo (or photos) to the contest, the entrant acknowledges they agree to the Terms of Use below.

The entrant grants Urban Nature Store the right to edit the photo(s) and use for future marketing purposes.

Any use of the photo will include credits to the entrant’s name and acknowledge the entrant as the creator of the photo.

By submitting photos, the entrant acknowledges that Urban Nature Store bears no responsibility whatsoever for protecting the photo(s) from third party infringement of copyright interest or other intellectual property rights, and that Urban Nature Store shall not be responsible for any losses suffered as a result of such infringement.

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