Bird Blog & Online Contests for March 2011

Here’s a list of current (as of March 7th) 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

10,000 Birds is giving away a copy of Birds of Brazil. Enter by Thursday, March 11th; see the contest page for details.

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

Win a squirrel diversion package worth $200 in the Duncraft 4th Annual Squirrel Photo Contest. Enter by April 15th.

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.

WildBird on the Fly periodically gives away books and other prizes with fun, short-notice contests. Follow her blog and her Twitter account @WBeditor to get in on the prize giveaways.

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.

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!)

Bird Blog & Online Contests for August 2009

I'm going to continue to keep track of the bird- or birder-themed online contests & giveaways I find, but I think it's a bit much for a weekly post. I'm going to try and post a list on the first Monday of the month. As before, I will...

Giveaway Alert: Crossley ID Guide

Princeton University Press is giving away a copy of The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds via Google+. Add PUP to your circles for a chance to win this giveaway. Enter prior to Friday, June 15 2012 for your chance to win! See this blog post for details. Good luck!

January 2011 Giveaway Winner

Thank you to everyone who entered my first blog giveaway. I used a random name picker to select the winner. Congratulations to Robin Robinson on winning my copy of Flyaway! Thanks, too, to the author Suzie Gilbert for her kind comment. Robin, I'll contact you via email to get your address details.

Contest Alert: Bird Photo Booth

Win a Bird Photo Booth with your clever caption. The caption for this photo with the most "likes" will win. Enter by January 4, 2013; the sooner you post your caption the more time you have for "likes". See the Bird Photo Booth page for details on this interesting product.