Galveston FeatherFest & PhotoFest Contest Winners, Events Details

FeatherFest is an annual birding and nature photography festival held during spring migration in Galveston.

The 20th Annual FeatherFest will be held April 21-24, 2022. Annually, the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council preludes this event with the Birding & Nature Photo Contest AKA FeatherFest PhotoFest which offers serious AND casual nature photographers the opportunity to appreciate the spring migration. There are even prizes!

pictured: 2021 Grand Prize Winning Photo by Dan Lotan

About FeatherFest

Galveston is one of the top locations in the country for birding because it hosts a wide variety of habitats in a small geographical area where some 300 species make their permanent or temporary home throughout the year.

Annual Events

Mark your calendar for April 21-22, 2022 to attend Galveston FeatherFest: the largest birding festival on the Upper Texas Coast, and the only one with a dedicated nature photography track!

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2022 FeatherFest PhotoFest Winners

Below we will be updating the weekly winners as well as the grand prize winner.

Week 4 Winners
FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Finding Balance," by Julie Chapa.

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FeatherFest PhotoFest

"A Little Peak," by Scott Meyer.

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FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Fresh Catch," by Dan Lotan.

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FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Picking Up Some Breakfast," by Karl Hoeffner.

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Week 3 Winners
FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Coneflower Dip," by Dan Lotan.

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FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Ruby-Throated Hummingbird," by Joseph V. Smith.

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FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Still Life in Camo," by Lea Safley.

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FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Soaring," by Debbie Stuck.

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Week 2 Winners
FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Emerging from the Nest," by Scott Meyer.

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FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Blue Grosbeak," by Karl Hoeffner.

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FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Roseate Spoonbill in Flight," by Stephen Mayeux.

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FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Hungry Humming Bird," by Janet Chung.

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Week 1 Winners
FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Three Amigos," by John Phillips.

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FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Open Wide," by Stephen Mayeux.

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FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Morning Glory," by Dan Lotan.

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FeatherFest PhotoFest

"Bluebird Out on a Limb," by Karl Hoeffner.

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