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!
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.