Photo Contest: Favorite Backyard Birds

Take that perfect photo of a blue jay at your bird feeder? Capture a picture of a cardinal in a burning bush? Enter it in our contest and you could win a prize!




Patch wants to celebrate backyard birds and we need your help!

To do that, we’d like you to share your favorite photo with our readers of East Haddam, Killingworth and Haddam's favorite backyard birds!

So whether it's a blue jay, oriole, cardinal or another great bird – please share your photo!

You can post a photo to this article until 5 p.m., October 21. The winner will be chosen by random drawing and will receive a Patch-themed prize package.

Here are some more details on the contest:

  • Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia who are 18 and older.
  • To enter, upload a photo.
  • All entries must be received by 5 p.m., October 21, 2012 Eastern Time.
  • You may enter as many photos as you would like.
  • One winner will be chosen by random drawing.
  • The winner will receive a Patch-themed gift pack.

Click Here for complete Official Rules.

BARBARA WELZ October 15, 2012 at 01:50 PM
He blew up to show his courage.
BARBARA WELZ October 15, 2012 at 01:51 PM
This woodpecker thought he was a hummingbird.
Barbi Batchelder October 18, 2012 at 02:43 AM
...VERY Awesome photos, everyone! Barbara, I love your Woodpecker-Hummingbird, what a character, huh? It's like the Blue-Jays that like to pretend to be Hawks, with their verbal imitations...too funny!!! How absolutely precious and BEAUTIFUL are all of these bird photos...WOW!!! I would so LOVE to have a camera that could capture images like these! I have to say, my favorite birds would have to be my "Yard-Clowns".....the Crows N' Ravens. Does anyone have any photos of them to share at all? C'mon.....with Halloween just around the corner and all??? ...AND... this bird-photo-contest makes me wander back to a story I wrote awhile ago, that might bring some of you a smile: http://thehaddams-killingworth.patch.com/articles/the-bird-mobilea-true-mobile-home
BARBARA WELZ October 18, 2012 at 02:52 PM
I got abit carried away downloading bird photo's. I just love nature, and the birds are becoming my 6 yr. old grand daughters new hobby. She loves to watch them and gets really distracted while eating her breakfast. She stares at the feeders. Also, she is learning different bird sounds and starting to identify what kind of birds they are.


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