See the Winners of the 2022 Backyard Video Contest

There's so much activity to see right in the backyard. Check out the fantastic winners of our 2022 Backyard Video Contest.

2022 Backyard Video Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Backyard Video Contest! We love watching readers’ videos that capture the exciting activity happening right in their own backyards.

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

First Place

backyard video contestCourtesy Bethany Smith

Bethany Smith of Manheim Pennsylvania, submitted an adorable chipmunk video!

Second Place

Pam Garcia of Mansfield, Louisiana, shared a video of hungry orioles and catbirds gobbling up grape jelly.

Third Place

Barbara Parker of Dumfries, Virginia, shared a fun video of several starlings splashing in her bird bath.

Want to be a winner? Enter your favorite videos and photos! Check out our Contests & Promotions page for submission forms and official rules.

Next, don’t miss the amazing winners of our Bird Feeding Video Contests.

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.