November 18, 2011


Hello everybody,

We are cordially inviting you to participate in the 2011 Mongolia Wild Bird Photo Contest. It is an annual event to encourage and engage more Mongolian people to participate in nature and bird conservation activities. The contest is organized by the Wildlife Science and Conservation Center of Mongolia and the Mongolian Bird Watching Club, and we welcome supporters and sponsors for future events.  

Last year, a total of 26 people from 8 countries participated in the contest and they sent us over 90 photos of 65 species, which were all photographed in Mongolia. Please visitour website for the 2010 contest and enjoy thephotos.

The winning photo 2010

Participation is open to everyone but bird photographs must be taken in Mongolia. Images of eggs and chicks are prohibited. People may be depicted in the photo.

Please, submit your wild bird photos to: info at by December 15th, 2011. 1-3 photo(s) may be submitted by per person. Photos may not exceed 10MB in file size. Accepted file types are .jpg, .gif, and png. Along with your photo(s) you must provide us, the date and location of photo(s) taken, and title of your bird photo(s). Also you must provide your name, email address, and phone number so we can contact you when needed.

One photo will be selected as the winner and will receive a grand prize and certificate, and two other contestants will receive certificates, special prizes, and each frontrunner will receive the book “Important Bird Areas in Mongolia”. Winners will be notified via email and posted at WSCC and MBWC websites. The winning photos and special selections will be posted on these websites as well.

You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit. But, by entering the contest, you grant to WSCC and MBWC royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and publicly perform the photographs you submit in any type of media for bird and their habitat conservation, and the right to use your name in promotions and other publications related to your photos.

Looking forward to see your participation

Wildlife Science and Conservation Center of Mongolia
Mongolian Bird Watching Club

1 comment:

Tom Jenner said...

Hi Axel
Must photos have been taken in 2011, or can we submit older photos?