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Audubon Vermont Birdathon

Making Birding Count
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Audubon Vermont Birdathon

Making Birding Count

2018 UPDATE

It's official! We counted 87 species on our staff Birdathon! 
Thanks to everyone for your support. And, nope, it's not too late to donate: http://vt.audubon.org/BirdathonDonation 
Here's the full list of 87, in order of appearance:
https://vt.audubon.org/news/staff-birdathon-2018

WHAT IS BIRDATHON?

Birdathon is one of Audubon Vermont’s biggest fundraisers of the year. We begin our journey bright and early to travel through forests, fields & along rivers and ponds to see, hear, and identify as many of our feathered friends as possible within a 24-hour period.

We keep a record of the number and variety of species that we find, which we'll publish here afterwards!  Through generous sponsorships from friends, family & Audubon supporters, we raise essential funds to maintain Audubon Vermont's education programs, science initiatives and Green Mountain Audubon Center facilities.

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HOW DO I BECOME A SPONSOR?

Click HERE to make an online donation now, or mail a check to Audubon Vermont.

As a sponsor, 100% of your tax-deductible contribution will support programs here in Vermont:

  • Providing thousands of young people with engaging opportunities to connect with nature, scholarships to attend summer camp, and school programs throughout the year.
  • Helping landowners across Vermont manage habitat for our native bird species, many of which are declining dramatically and need our help.  We’ve worked with owners of over 180,000 acres already so that the songs we hear each spring can continue into the future.  

WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR ONGOING SUPPORT OF THESE VITAL PROGRAMS IN VERMONT

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Birds of the 2018 Audubon Vermont Staff Birdathon
May 15-16, 2018


1. Ruby-throated Hummingbird
2. Ovenbird
3. Veery
4. Red-winged Blackbird
5. Canada Goose
6. Gray Catbird
7. Common Yellowthroat
8. American Woodcock
9. Barred Owl
10. American Robin
11. Red-eyed Vireo
12. House Wren
13. Chestnut-sided Warbler
14. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
15. Black-throated Green Warbler
16. Least Flycatcher
17. Brown Creeper
18. Black-capped Chickadee
19. Eastern Phoebe
20. Tufted Titmouse
21. Black and White Warbler
22. Northern Cardinal
23. Baltimore Oriole
24. Ruffed Grouse
25. Magnolia Warbler
26. Yellow-bellied Sap Sucker
27. Blackburnian Warbler
28. Blue Jay
29. Blue-headed Vireo
30. Scarlet Tanager
31. Mourning Warbler
32. Black-throated Blue Warbler
33. Red-breasted Nuthatch
34. Hermit Thrush
35. White-breasted Nuthatch
36. American Crow
37. Yellow-rumped Warbler
38. American Goldfinch
39. Tennessee Warbler
40. Nashville Warbler
41. Dark-eyed Junco
42. Mourning Dove
43. Red-bellied Woodpecker
44. Northern Flicker
45. Winter Wren
46. Song Sparrow
47. Red-tailed hawk
48. Osprey
49. Turkey Vulture
50. Wood Thrush
51. Common Raven
52. Common Grackle
53. Purple Finch
54. Hairy Woodpecker
55. Downy Woodpecker
56. Yellow Warbler
57. Swamp Sparrow
58. Alder Flycatcher
59. Eastern Kingbird
60. Common Merganser
61. Tree Swallow
62. Barn Swallow
63. Northern Rough-winged Swallow
64. Broad-winged Hawk
65. Pine Warbler
66. Great Blue Heron
67. Warbling Vireo
68. Chipping Sparrow
69. Bobolink
70. Wild Turkey
71. European Starling
72. American Redstart
73. House Sparrow
74. Eastern Bluebird
75. Mallard
76. Spotted Sandpiper
77. Wilson’s Snipe
78. Northern Waterthrush
79. Pileated Woodpecker
80. White-throated Sparrow
81. Evening Grosbeak
82. Belted Kingfisher
83. Rock Dove
84. Ring-billed Gull
85. Great Crested Flycatcher
86. House Finch
87. Wood Duck

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Thank you to Joel and Glenn from the Burlington Free Press for capturing the excitement and rhythms of Birdathon in 2016.  Read the full story.

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