2023 Spring Birding Moments Video Contest Winners

Birds bring so much beauty to springtime. Three readers captured fantastic bird videos and won our Spring Birding Moments video contest.

We’re delighted to announce that these three amazing videos were chosen as the winners of the 2023 Spring Birding Moments Video Contest. Congratulations to the winners!

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First Place

JT Smith of Cleveland, Ohio, won first place for a video showing a curious screech owl peeking out of a tree cavity.

Second Place

Darren Hasler of Maricopa, Arizona, won second place for a video that showcases a hardworking mama hummingbird feeding her babies in the nest.

Third Place

Marilyn Diaz of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, won third place for a gorgeous video of a colorful indigo bunting singing on a sunflower.

See the stunning winner of the 2022 Birds & Blooms Photo Contest.

Lori Vanover
Lori has 20 years of experience writing and editing home, garden, birding and lifestyle content for several publishers. As Birds & Blooms senior digital editor, she leads a team of writers and editors sharing birding tips and expert gardening advice. Since joining Trusted Media Brands 13 years ago, she has held roles in digital and print, editing magazines and books, curating special interest publications, managing social media accounts, creating digital content and newsletters, and working with the Field Editors—Birds & Blooms network of more than 50 backyard birders. Passionate about animals and nature, Lori has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural and Environmental Communications from the University of Illinois. In 2023, she became certified as a Wisconsin Extension Master Gardener, and she is a member of the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology and sits on the organization's Publications Advisory Committee. She frequently checks on her bird feeders while working from home and tests new varieties of perennials, herbs and vegetable plants in her ever-growing backyard gardens.