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APRIL 9MAY 9

Birdathon is like a walkathon, only instead of counting miles, we count birds! It’s an opportunity to enjoy birds while raising or donating critical funds to the Tucson Audubon Society. Decide on your approach, reach out to friends and family to gather support or teammates, and go birding any time between April 9 and May 9!

Every dollar you raise helps to support the work of Tucson Audubon Society—protecting birds, restoring their habitats, and making sure they can be enjoyed by all for generations. Your Birdathon support inspires people to protect and enjoy birds through recreation, education, conservation, and restoration. Birdathon donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tucson Audubon Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. 

BIRDATHON CELEBRATION PARTY

Virtual—Monday, June 7, 7–8 pm

Come celebrate at our Birdathon Celebration Party! Join the staff of Tucson Audubon to honor all the Birdathon participants and celebrate your victories. All Birdathon participants, supporters, and nature lovers are welcome!

Who will be crowned Grand Champion? Find out which team found the most species, who told the best Birdathon story, who had the most creative Birdathon, and much more. Also get details on how to receive your special Birdathon t-shirt if you raised $100 or more!

RSVP now at tas.z2systems.com/np/clients/tas/eventRegistration.jsp?event=8096&

No Egrets birding the Paton Center

BIRDATHON IS EASY! GET STARTED NOW!

As a participant, first create your own team. Then gather per species pledges or direct donations and go birding any time between April 9 and May 9. See our Fundraising Tips if you need help “making the ask.” Want to know more? See the Details Page for all the specific info you need or contact Luke Safford. Thank you for making Birdathon happen!

 

Click here for a video tutorial on how to set up your fundraising page and get started doing your own Birdathon!

 

Thanks to our Birdathon 2021 sponsor!

Splendido at Rancho Vistoso

Supporting a team by writing a check?

  • Make checks payable to: Tucson Audubon Society
  • Write name of team on memo line
  • Send to:
    Tucson Audubon Society
    300 E University Blvd #120
    Tucson, AZ 85705

 

Birdathon 2021 Competition Categories

  • Big Day: Traditional
  • Big Day: Freestyle
  • Brand New to Birdathon
  • Home Patch
  • Best Bucks for Birds
  • Social Media Storytellers
  • Birdathon Beyond AZ
  • Mature Birders Big Day sponsored by Splendido
  • Grand Champions 

Get the details of each category

Wrenegades at Willcox Lake

Why and how you should do a Birdathon in 2021!

Learn the basics from veteran Birdathoner and Wrenegades team founder, Jennie Macfarland. See how easy it can be!

Why and how you should do a Birdathon in 2021!

Learn the basics from veteran Birdathoner and Wrenegades team founder, Jennie Macfarland. See how easy it can be!

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120 Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120
Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120
Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447