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Evan Dalton

Lead Instructor, Landbird Conservation

What is Bird-a-Thon?

Manomet’s Bird-a-Thon is a 48-hour birding competition and fundraiser that supports Manomet’s Landbird Conservation Program. The format is similar to a walk-a-thon, except the goal is to see the most birds possible. This year we are upping the competition by introducing several different prize categories. Learn more HERE. We’ll also be hosting a compilation event at Manomet HQ the following Saturday, September 22nd, where Manomet staff will give presentations and announce this year’s prize winners.

By participating in the Bird-a-Thon (either by birding or sponsoring those who do) you’re helping us educate people of all ages about landbird migration and our connection to the natural world. Plus, it’s a great way to spend the weekend outdoors and have some fun!

When is it?

This year’s Bird-a-Thon will take place during the 48 hours between 12:00AM (midnight) September 15th and 11:59PM September 16th. Your team can bird any or all of that time!

Who can Bird-a-Thon?

Everyone is welcome to participate. You can participate by forming a team and raising funds or you can support your favorite team with a contribution.

Official event rules can be found here>>

To register your team, email Evan Dalton: edalton@manomet.org.