Bird Blog & Online Contests for September 2011

Here’s a list of current (as of September 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 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

The blog iheartcrafts is giving away a set of Great Horned Owl earrings and necklace. Enter by September 14th; see the contest post for details.

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

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 Alert: Laws Guide to Drawing Birds

Audubon Magazine is giving away 10 copies of The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds by John Muir Laws. To enter and for more information, see the contest blog post. Enter before August 30th.

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...

May Giveaway: Caption Contest!

With all the chaos I've experienced these last few weeks, I thought it was a good time to post my first caption contest with this funny (?) photo. It is Photoshopped from an original I'd...

Bird Blog & Online Contests for March 2010

Here’s a list of current (as of March 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...