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Houston Bird Week

2023 Photo Contest

Birds of a feather ... Bringing nature lovers, birders, & photographers together for the third annual Houston Audubon photo contest.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Flock Together Photo Contest!


Birds of All Feathers
Black-necked Stilt with Chicks by Andrew McCullough
Black-necked Stilt with Chicks - Andrew McCullough


Houston Audubon Sanctuary Spotlight
First Light at Bolivar by Andy Liu
Cormorant at Bolivar Flats - Andy Liu


Not Just A... 
Blue Water by Christa Denning

This photo was also the winner of the first Houston Audubon Board's Choice Award!

Blue Jay - Christa Denning


Caracara with Breakfast by Alex LeBuffe
Caracara with Breakfast - Alex LeBuffe


Over Shoveler Pond by Crystal Garrett
Spoonbills & Ibis over Shoveler Pond - Crystal Garrett


People's Choice Award
Snowy Courtship by Joan Risinger

Meet the Judges

  • Skip Hobbie

    Emmy Award-winning cinematographer and documentary filmmaker (Skip's Wildlife)

  • Jane Kim

    Visual artist, science illustrator, and the founder of Ink Dwell

  • Kelsey Low

    Ornithologist and Adult Programs Manager at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

  • Suzanne Simpson

    Author, conservationist, and Land Acquisition Manager at the Galveston Bay Foundation