Great Wisconsin Birdathon 2019


Help us tell the Birdathon stories!

Send us your photos from your 2019 Birdathon day, to help us share the fun and rewards of coming together with friends to help Wisconsin's birds. No fancy cameras needed - some of the best photos are with smartphones!

Your pics can be beautiful birds, memorable moments, people having fun, whatever made your day special.

By submitting, you agree to allow us to use your photos in Birdathon outreach materials.


Send photos to, subject line Birdathon Photo Contest, and indicate for each photo the date, location, team name, and photographer's name. Limit 5 photos per participant, please. Deadline for submissions June 20, 2019.


First prize: Screech Owl nest box, made by Greg Hottman

Second prize: Tabletop fountain/birdbath, donated by Wild Bird Unlimited of Madison

Third prize: Hardwood wren house, donated by Benjamin F. Goss Bird Club

Photo credits: Lincoln Birders, Birdathon 2014, by Lisa Gaumnitz; Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Happy Hummers, Birdathon 2018, by Carrie Jaszewski; Erik Bruhnke, Lake Superior eBirders, Birdathon 2018, by Ryan Brady; Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Happy Hummers, Birdathon 2018, by Carrie Jaszewski; Nick Anich, Lake Superior eBirders, Birdathon 2015, by Ryan Brady; Fox River Falcons, Birdathon 2017, by Karen Weiss; Banding Buntings, Birdathon 2018, unknown; Peddling Pewees, Birdathon 2013, unknown; Golden-winged Warbler, Cutright's Old Coots, Birdathon 2017, unknown.

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