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 firstname.lastname@example.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.