Bird-a-thon Incentives, Trophies, & Prizes

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2020 Team Awards

Eagle Eye Award *new*

Winner certificates awarded to the team with the most points. Points are earned based on the number of bird species the team sees and the number of activities the team completes. Learn more >

Home Habitat Award *new*

Winner certificates awarded to the 2nd place team with the most points. Points are earned based on the number of bird species the team sees and the number of activities the team completes. Learn more >

Hatheway Cup

Trophy awarded to the team that raises the most money.

The $ Cup

Trophy awarded to the 2nd place team for the most money raised.

Statewide Migration Award

Trophy awarded to the team that shows the greatest percentage increase in fundraising total from the previous year. New teams are not eligible.

  • Prize: $100 Visa gift card to use for a sanctuary/program project or team party.  
Regional Migration Awards

The teams (one in each region) that show the greatest percentage increase in fundraising totals from the previous year. Does not include the winner of the Statewide Migration Award.

  • Prize: $100 Visa gift card to use for a sanctuary/program project or team party.
100% Team Participation *new*

Awarded to team(s) where all team members raise at least $50 each.

  • Prize: $100 Visa gift card to use for a sanctuary/program project or team party.

2020 Individual Awards

Statewide Top Individual Fundraiser

The individual participant—non-staff—who raises the most money across the state.

  • Prize: A signed, framed, and matted 8 x 10 custom digital illustration of your bird of choice by Mass Audubon graphic designer and artist Kristin Foresto; OR a day of birding with Wayne Petersen, Mass Audubon Director of Important Bird Areas.
Regional Top Individual Fundraisers

The individual participants (three in each region)—non-staff—who raise the most money for his/her team. Must raise at least $250. Does not include Statewide Top Fundraiser.

  • Prize: A $25 Mass Audubon gift card for use in our gift shops or towards programs fees.
Top Staff Fundraisers *new*

Top three staff fundraisers who raise the most money for their team.

  • Prize: Mass Audubon swag from the Mass Audubon Shop.
Young Birder

Any participant under 18 who raises $200 or more.

  • Prize: Mass Audubon swag from the Mass Audubon Shop.
High Flyers

Any individual participant who raises over $500. 

  • Prize: Invitation to a special bird outing with a member of the Mass Audubon leadership team. The outings will be scheduled after the stay-at-home advisory is lifted.
Feathered Friend

Any individual participant who raises at least $100.

  • Prize: A keepsake Bird-a-thon t-shirt, which will be sent in the weeks following the event. Team member’s choice of unisex scoop neck style or women's v-neck style.