Bird-a-thon • May 12-13, 2023

Mass Audubon's Largest Annual Fundraiser & Nature Celebration

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Thank You For a Wonderful Bird-a-thon!

Eastern Bluebird male on a twig © Joel Eckerson
Eastern Bluebird (male) © Joel Eckerson

Bird-a-thon 2022 was a fantastic event that helped bring birders, nature-lovers, and families together to celebrate nature and raise funds that provide essential year-round support for Mass Audubon's conservation, nature education, and advocacy work. 

We look forward to celebrating the 40th anniversary of this great event with you this year. Save the date, and more updates to come!

2022 Bird-a-thon Results

We tallied the species lists and are excited to announce the winners of the 2022 Bird-a-thon fundraising and birding awards! This year's 13 teams raised $305,000 and recorded an amazing combined total of 254 bird species

Hatheway Cup

Most funds raised statewide.

Team North Shore


Brewster Cup

Most species recorded statewide.

Team Metro South

231 species

County Cup

Highest percentage of county par value.

Team Wildwood

Middlesex County, 142/146, 97%


Taking Flight Cup

Second place for funds raised statewide.

Team Cape Cod


Forbush Award

Second place for most species recorded statewide.

Team Cape Cod

213 species

Sitting Duck

Most species recorded while remaining in a 25-foot circle.

Team Metro South

51 species

Full fundraising and birding results >

Event Sponsors

The Bird-a-thon planning team is looking for sponsors for Bird-a-thon 2022. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities >

Sincere thanks to the following organizations and businesses for their support:


State Street


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Community: Wright Builder's Inc., Life is Birdiful, Ward's Nursery, Cape Ann Savings Bank

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Contact the Bird-a-thon coordinator or talk to your local Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuary.