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See a bird. . . . Save a bird
Count birds to raise funds for bird protection
 
What is a Birdathon? It's a Walk-a-thon with birds! Birdathon participants collect pledges for finding and counting bird species during a 24-hour period of their choice. Donations go to the Bird Protection Fund to safeguard Wisconsin’s precious birds. It’s a competitive, fun, and educational event for any level of birdwatcher, from the back-yard birder to the pro. 
How do you Birdathon? You can:
Every Bird Counts! 
 
 
 

Your Birdathon donations will:

Protect endangered Kirtland's warblers in Wisconsin
Monitor hawks, owls, nightjars and marsh birds
Restore stopover habitat for migrating birds
Reintroduce Whooping Cranes to Eastern North America
 
 
 
 
Make Wisconsin towns bird-friendly
Document Wisconsin's birds in the Breeding Bird Atlas II
Protect bird wintering habitat in Costa Rica
Conserve Wisconsin's southern forests

Great Wisconsin Birdathon sponsoring organizations

                     
                     

The Derse Foundation, the John J. Frautschi Family Foundation,
the Brookby Foundation
 
Photo credits: Child birding, Ryan Brady; Indigo Bunting,Rose-breasted Grosbeak, and Summer Tanager, Jack Bartolmai; snipe hunting, D. Z. Johnson


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