Bird Blog & Online Contests for October 2011

Here’s a list of current (as of October 3rd) 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

Wingscapes has a caption contest running through October 10, 2011. The winner will receive a fabulous prize; see the contest page for details.

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

Bird Watcher's Digest is giving away a BirdCam 2.0 by Wingscapes. Enter before December 1, 2011; see contest page for details.

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 a BirdWatching magazine subscription.

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.

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.

Giveaway Alert: The Unfeathered Bird

Good Reads is giving away two copies of Katrina van Grouw's The Unfeathered Bird. There is more to a bird than simply feathers. And just because birds evolved from a single flying ancestor doesn't mean they are structurally all the same. With over 385 stunning drawings depicting 200...

Bird Blog & Online Contests for July 2011

Here’s a list of current (as of July 4th) 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...

Raffle Alert: Birding with Kenn Kaufman

A raffle to benefit the organization Friends of Ryerson Woods offers a great prize: a morning of birding with Kenn Kaufman at Ryerson during the peak of spring migration on May 18th, 2013. Single raffle entries are $20; get three entries for $50. This is a great...