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Go birding to help birds!

What:  Identify as many bird species as you can in a 24-hour period and raise funds for Saw Mill River Audubon local conservation & education work!

Who:  Birders of all levels in teams of 2 to 5 members

Where::  Anywhere within the six county area of the middle and lower Hudson Valley: Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland or Westchester Counties! OR simply count in your own backyard OR count at one eBird hotspot with prizes also for single location lists!

Why:  For fun! For the challenge and fame and glory! And to support bird conservation & education!

How:  Register your team & then go birding using eBird to record your real-time sightings, sharing your eBird lists, as you go along, with our Birdathon compiler.

For more info: email office@sawillriveraudubon.org

interested? Next steps

1: Read the rules

Here's the link

2: register your team

Do that here.

3: Go Birding!

Go birding between dates and times listed in the rules.You can record species you see for part of the time or for the entire 24-hour period. All ability levels are welcome and all efforts help us towards our goal.Do only record species that you can confidently identify.

5: submit ebird lists as you bird

Submit real-time eBird lists for this competition. Easy instructions for how to do this will be sent to registered teams.

6: join us for a fun compilation

We will have a compilation gathering Sunday afternoon, October 6, to share results and prizes, stories and light refreshments. Details to follow to registered teams.