Help us reach our goal of $70,000
$76,080 raised, CONGRATULATIONS!
Welcome to the Great Wisconsin Birdathon,
a spring fundraising campaign for the Bird Protection Fund.
Through your Birdathon donations and participation in Bird Protection Fund field trips, we've surpassed our goal and donations are still coming in! Thank you, everyone!
2016 Signature Team Results
Our high-profile teams raised over $28,000 for the Bird Protection Fund!
Top five results
Of our non-Signature teams, including those representing organizations
Top five fundraising teams:
Feel the Berd (Madison Audubon Society), $4,389;
Finch Gang (Friends of Glacial Heritage Area), $2,667;
Up North Hammerheads (North Lakeland Discovery Center), $2,560;
Muirland Merlins (Bird City Montello), $2,178; and
Foundation Flamingos, $1,945.
Top five birding teams:
Muirland Merlins, 180 species;
Cuckoos for Conservation, 162 species;
Obi Gray and the Chewbacalacas, 161 species;
Wausau Bird Nerds (Bird City Wausau) 143 species;
Walks in the Parks, 140 species
Browse the team list or click on the map below to find YOUR team!
Where do the funds go?
Click here to read summaries of the Bird Protection Fund priority projects, or click on each photograph below to be directed to the project websites.
Great Wisconsin Birdathon Partners
Great Wisconsin Birdathon Sponsoring Organizations
The John J. Frautschi Family Foundation and the Brookby Foundation
Photo credits: Child birding, Ryan Brady; Indigo Bunting, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, and Summer Tanager, Jack Bartholmai; snipe hunting and Sandhill Cranes, D. Z. Johnson; Great-horned Owl,DZ Johnson; Yellowlegs, Wisconsin DNR; Nick Anich, Ryan Brady; Sumner Matteson, Tod Highsmith; Lincoln Birder, Lorie Solchenberger; Cleopatra & the Stilts, Emily Meier; Short-eared Owl, Dennis Malueg; Kirtland's Warbler, Robert Royse; southern forests, Mike Mossman; stopover habitat, Luke Wuest; Osa peninsula, Rick Stanley; Whooping Cranes, Operation Migration.