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Birds On the Niagara: Children’s Poster Art Contest

Birds on the Niagara 2021 Children’s Poster Art Contest, hosted by Tifft Nature Preserve

Children of all ages are invited to participate in the Birds on the Niagara celebration by submitting original poster artwork of a highlighted local bird species listed here.

Artwork will be on window display for public enjoyment and voting until March 1, 2021 at Tifft. The winner will be contacted by March 1, 2021 and their artwork will be shared on social media.

Poster Art Design
Original artwork must be presented on letter or legal sized paper using 2-dimensional medium: colored pencil, crayon, paint, pastel, marker, and /or collage.  Art subject MUST BE one of the specific Niagara Corridor bird species listed here.

Art may include the bird in any pose with or without a background. The bird must be labeled in large letters with the species name on the front, plus ONE educational fact typed or written about the species. On the poster back, please include the artist’s name, age, and the guardian’s name, phone number, and email.

Poster Art Submission
Artwork is to be dropped off at Darling Environmental  Education Center at Tifft Nature Preserve between January 30, and February 14  10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or mailed directly to Tifft Nature Preserve, postmarked no later than February 7.

Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Fuhrmann Blvd Buffalo,
New York 14203

  • Limit of one entry per child.
  • By submitting and entry, permission is hereby granted for the entry to be posted on the Birds of Niagara website, and other affiliated websites including social media platforms.
  • For questions, call 716.825.6397


Feb 14 2021


All Day