Bird-a-thon 2021 Results

Bird-a-thon 2021 promo with various bird illustrations

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Bird-a-thon weekend!

This year approximately 1,000 participants across 13 teams recorded an impressive combined total of 274 bird species in Massachusetts from May 14-15.

You can see photos from this year's spectacular event in the Bird-a-thon 2021 Digital Gallery.

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Bird-a-thon 2021 Winners


We've finished tallying the species and activity lists and are excited to announce the winners of the 2021 Bird-a-thon birding and points awards. Congratulations to our winning teams!

Fundraising results and prizes will be announced in late June. View a team's fundraising progress >

→ Team Awards, Cups, & Prizes ←

Brewster Cup

1st place, species recorded statewide
Metro South, 245 species

Forbush Award

2nd place, species recorded statewide
Metro West, 238 species

County Cup

1st Place, % of county par number
West (Berkshire County), 146/142 species (103%)

Sitting Duck Award

Most species recorded while remaining in 25-ft circle
West, 110 species

Eagle Eye Award

1st place, average activity points earned
Cape Cod, 60 activity points

Mighty Migrant Award

2nd place, average species points earned
Central, 100 species points


Bird-a-thon 2021 Team Results


Team

$ Raised

# Species Recorded

Avg. Activity Points

Avg. Birding Points

Boston Sanctuaries TBD 160 19 53
Cape Cod Sanctuaries
Eagle Eye Award
TBD 236 60 n/a
Central Sanctuaries
Mighty Migrant Award
TBD 169 10 100
Coastal Waterbird Program TBD n/a n/a n/a
Gordon's Gaggle - HQ TBD 150 14 5
Islands Sanctuaries TBD Dukes: 123/139  (88%)
Nantucket: 105/131 (80%)
10 43
Metro South Sanctuaries
Brewster Cup
TBD 245 23 53
Metro West Sanctuaries
Forbush Award
TBD 238 22 41
North Shore Sanctuaries TBD 227
Essex: 189/185 (102%)
25 58
Science & Bird Conservation TBD 181 34 40
South East Sanctuaries TBD 168 27 16
West Sanctuaries
County Cup, Sitting Duck Award
TBD 165
Berkshire: 146/142 (103%)
22 34
Wildwood TBD n/a n/a n/a