Birdathon teams have begun signing up for this year’s great birding competition and fundraiser. Support your favorite team by using the donation form below.
Other options for donating: If you would like to support a team by making a per species pledge, email us at email@example.com with the information, and we will let the team know. If you prefer to donate by check, mail to: Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy, Bird Survey Coordinator, PO Box 1892, Leesburg, VA 20177, and include the name of the team you are supporting.
The 2023 Birdathon will take place from April 22 to May 21. If you would like to participate in the Birdathon, see Forming a Birdathon Team.
Thank You Gifts for Sponsors in 2023:
- Anyone who donates $50 or more will receive a membership to Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy; if you are already a member, we will renew your membership for the year after your membership expires.
- Anyone who donates $75 or more will receive the above and a tee shirt.
- Anyone who donates a $100 or more will receive both of the above and will be entered into a raffle for a $100 gift certificate from Wild Birds Unlimited, Ashburn or Watermark Woods native plant nursery or the Loudoun Wildlife Wild Shop.
- All individuals who donate $150 or more will receive all of the above and will be entered, if they wish, into a raffle for a pair of brand-new Zeiss Terra 8×42 binoculars (valued at $499) donated by Rose Gentile, Avenue Wealth.
- Anyone who donates $250 or more will receive all of the above and will be entered, if they wish, into a Grand Prize drawing for a signed bottle of Catoctin Creek 92 Proof Distiller’s Edition with two rocks glasses and a coupon for a tasting for two at the distillery.
2023 Birdathon Teams:
Birds Aren’t Real: Scarlett, Jessie & Michael Myers
The Double Stuf Orioles: GSCNC Girl Scout Troop 70254
The Fearsome Fledglings: Henry, Charlie & Sarah Kabealo, Elle Koh, Aiden Fletcher, Griffin Yealdhall
Flying Kites: Eric, Kiersten, Abby, Rua, Sadie, & Henry Anderson
Fully-palmated Birders: Michael Myers, Mike Scott, John Denice, Michael Sciortino
Gone Pishing: Allison Gallo, Bryan Henson, Jane Yocom
I Believe in a Thing Called Dove: Eric Auld, Stasia Kemp
Larkolinks: Sally Brenton, Dolores Goodson, Laureen Megan, Nancy Noerpel, Debra Gutenson, Zoe Sowers
The Ligi Nestlings: Spring, McKenzie, Addison & Catherine Ligi
Raven Loonatics: Bruce Hill, Gerco Hoogeweg, Larry Meade, Donna Quinn
Shrike Force: Joe Coleman, Mary Ann Good, Liam & Laura McGranaghan
Snap Grackle Pop!: Linda Colucci, Karenna Awtry, Adara Ricciuti, Stephen Chance
Whisky Drinking Warbler Watchers: Scott Harris, Robert Justin, Peter Lyttle, Linda Milington
Thank you for your work. I am wondering how insect declines I have been hearing about impact bird populations. Will be looking at the results of your surveys. They can be a critical piece of information in determining the state of our ecosystem. Thank you again.