Bird Blog & Online Contests for August 2011

Here’s a list of current (as of August 1st) blog & online contests by birders, for birders, and/or offering bird- or birder-themed prizes. Click on the links to learn more, check eligibility, and enter to win! If you are running a contest or know of something that should be added to this list, let me know by leaving a comment or sending me an email. This is a monthly post appearing on the first Monday of every month. I will add any updates I find during the month as a comment on this post. If you’d like to stay updated, you can subscribe to the comment RSS feed for this post.

CONTESTS WITH DEADLINES near and far

Two-Fisted Birdwatcher is giving away a blog-branded hoodie. Find this month’s hidden bird (Spotted Towhee) to be eligible for the drawing. This monthly giveaway usually ends by the end of the month, so submit your answer before August is over! See the contest page for details.

Audubon Magazine Photography Awards kicked off last month. Prizes include birding trips, camera gear and iPods. Enter by September 5th; see contest website for more information.

Swarovski is again hosting a Digiscoper of the Year contest. Prizes include Swarovski fleece jackets and optical gear. Prizes will be awarded monthly; enter by September 30th for the overall contest. See the contest website for more information.

ONGOING CONTESTS of interest to birders

BirdWatching Magazine runs a Photo of the Week Contest. Check out the Photo of the Week page to find out how to enter. Prizes include gear from Zeiss optics.

Duncraft hosts a caption contest on Facebook every week. Become a fan of Duncraft to see each contest posting. Enter to win a $10.00 Duncraft Gift Coupon. New caption contests start each Monday.

Each month the Birds & Blooms website runs the Where's Webster? contest. Find Webster the duck on the website and enter to win. Prizes vary and the contest runs month to month.

The Eagle Optics Email Contest is ongoing for anyone subscribed to their newsletter. A new winner is chosen every month and prizes vary. Click here for details.

Giveaway: Crossley ID Guide to Britain & Ireland

The Prairie Birder is giving away a copy of the newest bird guide in the fabulous Crossley ID series: The Crossley ID Guide: Britain & Ireland. Enter by commenting on the contest blog post; leave your comment by December 19th to be in the December 21st drawing.

Contest Alert: BirdWatching Magazine's Leica Giveaway Begins Tomorrow

UPDATE: A recent newsletter from BirdWatching Magazine indicated this contest has been postponed for an unknown amount of time. BirdWatching Magazine is hosting weekly contest on their website BirdWatchingDaily.com. Each Monday, beginning July 2nd, until the end of the year, participants will have the chance...

Bird Blog & Online Contests for July 2010

Here’s a list of current (as of July 5th) blog & online contests by birders, for birders, and/or offering bird- or birder-themed prizes. Click on the links to learn more, check eligibility, and enter to win! If you are running a contest or know of something that should...

Contest Alert: Swarovski Binoculars

Use this Facebook form to enter for a chance to win Swarovski EL binoculars. Entries must be submitted by 15 February 2013. Via the Swarovski Optik Facebook page.