Bird Blog & Online Contests Roundup #3

Here's a list of current blog & online contests by birders, for birders, and/or offering birdy 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. I'll post any updates I find during the week as a comment, so subscribe to the comment RSS feed for this post to keep updated.

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Artist Blenda is having a print giveaway at her Etsy shop Blenda Studio. Several of the prints have birds, including ones from her Tree of Life series and my favorite, Bird Ambition. Win a print by leaving a comment on her blog or making a purchase. Contest ends July 31st.

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.

*new to the list this week*</font color> Birder's Lounge runs a monthly ID Challenge. Prizes vary month to month.

Giveaway: Crossley ID Guide to Britain & Ireland

The Prairie Birder is giving away a copy of the newest bird guide in the fabulous Crossley ID series: The Crossley ID Guide: Britain & Ireland. Enter by commenting on the contest blog post; leave your comment by December 19th to be in the December 21st drawing.

March 2011 Giveaway: Wesley the Owl

Yesterday I posted a 5/5 review of Stacey O'Brien's wonderful memoir Wesley the Owl. Today I'm excited to announce that my review copy of this book is my March (just under the wire!) blog giveaway! The contest is open to everyone (global) and entry is very simple....

January 2011 Giveaway Winner

Thank you to everyone who entered my first blog giveaway. I used a random name picker to select the winner. Congratulations to Robin Robinson on winning my copy of Flyaway! Thanks, too, to the author Suzie Gilbert for her kind comment. Robin, I'll contact you via email to get your address 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