Bird Blog & Online Contests for September 2010

Here’s a list of current (as of September 6th) 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, 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

Enter to win an iPod Touch and the BirdsEye application. All you have to do is enter at least one checklist on eBird before the end of today, September 6. See this page for details.

Submit your best nature photos for a chance to win a trip to the Galapagos, Belize, or other exotic destinations. The Audubon Magazine Photography Awards contest closes September 7th. See the official website 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 September 30th! See the contest page for details.

Enter to win fabulous prizes in Swarovski’s Digiscoper of the Year 2010 contest. Enter your photo by October 31st. Be sure to read all the details on the contest page.

ONGOING CONTESTS of interest to birders

Members of 10,000 Birds' Conservation Club are eligible to enter giveaways offering prizes from Conservation Club sponsors. Have a look at the current and past giveaways, and then sign up! Membership costs $25 per year and the funds go towards various conservation causes.

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!)

Giveaway alert: Zeiss Terra ED Binoculars

BirdWatcher's Digest is giving away a pair of Zeiss Terra ED 8x42 binoculars. Visit the contest page for details and entry. The drawing will take place on October 1, 2013. Photo: Carl Zeiss

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