Join us May 12–13 as we Focus On Nature.

Bird-a-thon begin in 1983 as a way to channel the excitement of a birding competition into a community building fundraiser for Mass Audubon’s wildlife sanctuaries and programs. Since its inception in 1983, thousands of team members have raised over $2 million to support Mass Audubon’s work to protect the nature of Massachusetts through conservation, education, and advocacy.

Bird-a-thon 2017 will run from 6:00 pm on May 12 through 6:00 pm on May 13.

The History of Bird-a-thon >

Last Year’s Results >

Resources for 2017 Participants >

Be a Part of Bird-a-thon

Join a Team

Support a Mass Audubon sanctuary or program by participating in Bird-a-thon.

Be an Official Birder

Join a team’s official birding roster and have your recorded species count towards the team total by contacting a team captain. Create a fundraising page by selecting a team to join, and then raise money for your chosen sanctuary/program in honor of your participation and/or fundraise offline.

Be a Bird-a-thon Booster

Bird for fun or do your own “focus on nature” activity during Bird-a-thon and support your favorite Mass Audubon program or sanctuary. Create a fundraising page by selecting a team to support, and then raise money from friends and family and/or fundraise offline.

Donate

Support a Mass Audubon sanctuary or program by donating to Bird-a-thon.

Your Bird-a-thon donation is greatly appreciated and helps to protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife. Donate to an individual, donate to a team, or make a general Bird-a-thon donation.

To make a gift offline, please print, complete, and mail in the Bird-a-thon donation form or send a check with “Bird-a-thon” in the memo field to your chosen sanctuary or program.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Lead Sponsor: Standard Auto

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Supporting Sponsor: AmeriPride Services

Community Sponsor: MetLife