Bird Photography Contest


Weekly on Sunday

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Information Line 901-636-4119


All ages photography contest! Capture birds enjoying our Nature Photography Garden, then submit your photos for a variety of categories, with prizes for winners in youth, teen, and adult age groups.

Submit your photos to Call 901-636-4119 for more details.


  • Photo must be taken in the Nature Photography Garden at Memphis Botanic Garden, must be entered between February 1 and February 28, must have photographers name, age, and phone number.
  • Identify your bird species if possible.
  • Winners will be announced first week of March. (Prizes TBA)
  • Winners will be chosen from ages 12 and under (youth), 13-18 (teen), and 19 and up (adult.) ·       
  • Categories are open for all ages and 2 winners will be chosen for each – one in color and one in black and white: 1.Bathing  2. Foraging  3. Any other bird enjoying the Nature Photography Garden
  • Photos submitted imply consent to publish on the MBG website.        

Judges will be contemporary fine art photographer Stephanie Cosby, Garden and Camera Club Member Bill Belus, and Memphis TN Ornithological Society member and nature photographer Andrea Cowart. All judges are published photographers.


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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Adults $8.00
Seniors (62 & over) $6.50
Children (2-12) $5.00
Children (under 2) FREE
Members FREE
* Handicapped Accessible

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We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)

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