Join us for Indiana Audubon’s Got Talent this summer!  The annual Bird Calling Competition at the Indiana Dunes Birding Festival may have been cancelled, but we’re bringing the show on the road this summer and allowing you the chance to vote for the winner.  Now through July 5, submit a video of YOU doing your best bird calling impression for a chance to win great prizes.  Voting begins July 10, and with every vote you cast, you get an entry into a special 2021 Indiana Dunes Birding Festival prize package.  The voting deadline is July 25.  All funds raised support the Indiana Audubon Mumford & Keller Grants and Scholarship Program.

VIDEO SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED THROUGH JULY 8TH!

To submit a video:
Option A: Send your short (less than 60 seconds) video clip to info@indunesbirdingfestival.com.  Acceptable file types include . MOV, . MPEG4, .MP4, .AVI, .WMV, .MPEGPS, and .FLV.
Option B: Upload your short video clip to Youtube and send a publicly accessible link to info@indunesbirdingfestival.com.  All pre-uploaded videos should be titled IAGT: YOUR NAME (Species) i.e IAGT: Bill Smith (Northern Cardinal).

Don’t forget to state your name and what bird you are imitating in your video! Videos may be done solo or with a flock.  All videos must adhere to Youtube’s video community guidelines and policy.  See last year’s IDBF Bird Calling Competition winner here!

Voting Takes Place Here 

The Prizes:

First Place Winner will receive:

  • 2021 IDBF Registration for Two including Keynote Dinner
  • 2021 IDBF Fine Art Print
  • Indiana Audubon Annual Membership
  • JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth Speaker (to continue playing bird calls!)
  • Set of 4 IDBF Pint Glasses
  • $50 IAS Merchandise Gift Card
  • Hopper Bird Feeder and Seed/Bark Butter from Wild Birds Unlimited
  • Brock’s Birds of Indiana CD-Rom
  • ½ day private, professional dunes area bird guiding by IDBF guide, Matt Igleski.

Just for voting you’ll be entered to win:

  • 2021 IDBF Registration including Keynote Dinner
  • 2021 IDBF Fine Art Print
  • Indiana Audubon Annual Membership
  • Set of 4 IDBF Pint Glasses
  • Brock’s Birds of Indiana CD-Rom
  • ½ day private, professional birding anywhere in Indiana with IAS Ex Director, Brad Bumgardner

Thanks to Wild Birds Unlimited Schereville for donating a prize.  Special thanks to Joe Feliciano for providing the IAGT logo.  This year’s IDBF Bank Swallow was to be featured in the Bird Calling Competition before the COVID-19 related cancellation of this year’s event. Joe graciously donated his artwork and time this year.  See more of Joe’s work on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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