January 2011 Giveaway: Flyaway

80% off: 50 Places to Go Birding

Right now Amazon has Fifty Places to Go Birding Before You Die: Birding Experts Share The World's Greatest Destinationsmarked down to $4.99. That's 80% off the regular price. The four reviews on Amazon are generally positive, but for a year-old book, four reviews aren't a lot. One...

Bird Blog & Online Contests for December 2009

Here's a list of current (as of December 6th) 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...

Book Review: Of a Feather

Of a Feather: A Brief History of American Birding by Scott Weidensaul. First published in 2007. From shotgun ornithologists collecting bird skins to the "angry ladies" that rebelled against the fashion industry's use of bird feathers, and from the first citizen scientists sharing bird sightings to the development...

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.