Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Funky Nest Contest

Posted by Kirk Mona
Cornell is now taking entries for the Funky Nests in Funky Places Challenge. There are lots of ways to enter. You can take photos, do a painting, write a story, or shoot a video showing a bird’s nest built in some out-of-the-way or out-of-this-world place.

Prizes include a Leica C-LUX 3 compact camera, bird feeders, shrubs for planting, and more. The first 50 entrants will receive a copy of the "Doves and Pigeons" poster by Julie Zickefoose and they will post selected images and videos on the Celebrate Urban Birds website.

Here's how to enter:
1. Email your entry to urbanbirds@cornell.edu. Links are acceptable for videos.
2. Write “Funky Nests” in the subject line.
3. Include your name and mailing address.
4. Explain why you submitted your entry--what's the story behind it?
5. One entry per person, please.

Deadline for entries is July 31, 2009

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