Bird Blog & Online Contests Roundup

There always seem to be at least a few birding bloggers, birder websites and bird-related online shops running contests or giving prizes away at any given time. Here is a roundup of the most recent contests I have found. Click on the links to learn more, check eligibility, and enter to win!

ENDING SOON(ISH)

10,000 Birds and the Nature Blog Network are giving away four copies of the book Life List: A Woman's Quest for the World's Most Amazing Birds by Olivia Gentile. There are three ways to enter and three ways to win, with deadlines on 15 July and 20 July.

Born Again Bird Watcher has a photo caption contest running until 15 July. Enter your witty caption and you could win a Born Again Bird Watcher ball cap.

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Celebrate Urban Birds project is running a Funky Nests in Funky Places contest until 31 July. Prizes include a Leica C-Lux 3 Digital Camera camera and signed bird-themed books.

Register online to win a limited edition collector's print from Bird Watcher's Digest. The drawing will be held on 31 July.

The Swarovski Digiscoper of the Year Contest runs through 31 October. First prize is an EL 32 binocular. Be sure to read the rules before entering.

The Rainforest Alliance is running their 2nd Annual Picture Sustainability Photo Contest. Enter photos to win prizes including a trip for two to Costa Rica. Click here for the rules. Contest ends 1 November.

ONGOING CONTESTS of interest to birders

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.

If you are running a contest this week or know of something that should be added to this list, please let me know by leaving a comment or sending me an email.

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.

Contest Alert: Edward Lear Owl Print

Submit a comment on this blog post by Audubon Magazine for a chance to win an Eagle Owl print by Edward Lear. Drawing takes place 31 January 2013.

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: 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!