Bird blog & online contests for January 2010

Here’s a list of current (as of January 4th) blog & online contests by birders, for birders, and/or offering birdy 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, please 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

Duncraft is hosting a caption contest on Facebook. Post the winning caption and win at $10 Duncraft Gift Coupon. A winner will be picked on January 8th. New caption contests start each Monday.

Ornithologist and author Glen Chilton is offering a $10,000 reward for finding a previously unknown sample of a Labrador Duck. See Dr. Chilton's website for all the details. Ends September 1st 2010. Send your claim to IFoundADuck@glenchilton.com.

ONGOING CONTESTS of interest to birders

10,000 Birds has recently introduced their Conservation Club, a great way to raise money for bird conservation causes. Members of the club are eligible to enter giveaways offering prizes from Conservation Club sponsors. There's usually one or more giveaways going on at any one time. This is a fantastic initiative by 10,000 Birds and as a proud member of the Conservation Club I invite you to sign up too.

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. Click here for details.

Birder's Lounge runs a monthly ID Challenge. Contestants play for their favorite bird/nature/conservation charity. The prize is a $10 donation to the winning charity, in the winner's name. (Thanks to Amber for the details!)

March 2011 Giveaway Winner

Thank you to everyone who entered my March giveaway! I used a random name picker to select the winner. Congratulations to Wendy R on winning a copy of Wesley the Owl! Wendy, I’ll contact you via email to get your address details.

Big Year DVD Giveaway!

The Big Year comes out on DVD and Blu-ray one week from today. I'm excited to be able to offer my readers the chance to win a copy of The Big Year on DVD! It's super-easy to enter - just leave a comment below! The giveaway is...

Giveaway Alert: Birds of the Midwest Adventure Quick Guides

Blogger The Zen Birdfeeder is giving away a set of Quick Guides to Midwestern birds. The guides are Birds of the Midwest; Birds of Prey of the Midwest; and Water Birds of the Midwest Enter by December 31, 2013 to be in the drawing. See...

Contest Alert: Bird Photo Booth

The Bird Photo Booth Facebook page is having a caption contest. The prize is a Bird Photo Booth; enter your best caption for this photo by February 24th. The top three "like"-getters will be entered in a bird-driven random drawing.