Global Birding In association with BirdLife International, eBird and Swarovski Optik
To encourage group participation and support our World Record attempts and fundraising, we invite teams to enter our Global Bird Weekend Teams Competition.
Awards will be made to the teams who
record the most birds with eBird over the weekend and those who
raise the most funding for our conservation project with BirdLife International:
Stop Illegal Bird Trade
TEAM CAPTAINS - register your team below to take part in Global Bird Weekend
Your team can be spread around the Globe! Whether you are near or far, set up a group eBird Account so you can all contribute to a team list.
Please take this opportunity to fund raise by setting up your own Team Just Giving page.
1. Report the highest number of bird species on 17/18 October on your eBird Group account
2. Have the largest number of registered individual members on your team
3. Raise the most funds for the Global Bird Weekend Conservation Project
1. Have you registered your team on this website?
(remind your team members to register as individuals as well if they want to win a prize!)
2. Have you set up an eBird group account?
Important note for group accounts -please read our website page "eBird Team Information" to help you set up your team eBird list in time for the event
3. Have you set up your JustGiving page via the link below ? This goes via our "Conservation Project" page You find all the information you need there.
Alternatively you can donate direct to the the BirdLife Appeal to STOP ILLEGAL BIRD TRADE on the Conservation Project page
If you answered YES to all those questions,
YOU'RE ALL SET FOR GLOBAL BIRD WEEKEND!
Don't forget to check in on social media, tell your friends about the event and use #globalbirding and #globalbirdweekend
GO BIRDING TOGETHER FOR CONSERVATION!.
Rockjumper is rocking around the world with a team taking part across the Globe - many of their guides and ground agents are all joining forces to be part of a their Global Bird Weekend Team
Help them raise funds here
Join Mavourneen Pearce, Leon Marais and their team across South Africa - from the Cape to Kruger and beyond to cover as much of their home country as possible
We've invited our staff internationally to join in the Global Bird Weekend wherever they are; some will be at home and others will be out racing, but it's all about enjoying the magic of birds
Meet Team Viking and join in the fun!
Meet Naoya Hiranaka, leader of the Koto City Birding Crew from Japan! They will be birding in Tokyo Bay for Global Bird Weekend
Birds know no boundaries - nor do we! We are a team of birdwatchers, ornithologists and nature enthusiasts coming from all over the globe and proud to be part of the Global Bird Weekend.
Help them raise funds here
Rugezi Ornithology Center is a birders community, which intends to promote birdwatching in Rwanda and ensure sustainable conservation of birds in their habitats.
Covering 83 islands, Vanuatu has habitat from oceans to rainforest and wetlands. Several endemics to find for this group of islanders. Good Luck Team Vanuatu!
Join Horacio Matarasso and his Team as they go birding in their home country Argentina.
Bird Watcher's Digest is having their own staff team Global Bird Weekend event as well as readers joining in across the USA. Keep in touch with what they are doing and visit their website below.
The Bagh is putting teams in locations including Keoladeo and the Royal Botanical Gardens, Bharatpur. Rickshaw pullers and naturalists are all involved in their Global Bird Weekend activities.
YOU CAN BE PART OF TEAM PANAMA DAY TRIPS IN ACTION! These lovely people will be birding LIVE on Saturday 17 October so if you are unable to get out yourself, go out birding with Cynthia and the team and see what they find! Its brilliant fun and helpful - you can ask them questions while you hitch along for the ride!
Details to follow - watch this space!
Running a holiday sale or weekly special? Definitely promote it here to get customers excited about getting a sweet deal.
Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.
Customers have questions, you have answers. Display the most frequently asked questions, so everybody benefits.
Together, we can do more than we can do alone. Let's bring our abilities and passions together to affect real change.
Your Teams are a great way to encourage participation, have fun and raise much needed funds for our conservation project.
Please be aware that you may be contacted by our partner companies.
SOCIAL MEDIA #GLOBALBIRDING #GLOBALBIRDWEEKEND
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT
The Global Birding Team