Support Team Kirsten in the Bird Day Challenge

Learn about Birds & Blooms' head-to-head bird competition for International Migratory Bird Day.

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What is the Bird Day Challenge?
During International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, May 10, Birds & Blooms Editor Stacy Tornio and I will participate in a head-to-head bird competition. We will be at The Biggest Week in American Birding and will spend 3 hours, trying to see as many bird species as possible.

The charity.
The winning team gets $500 for their charity of choice. I chose to bird for Black Swamp Bird Observatory in Oak Harbor, Ohio. If my team wins, BSBO will receive $500 from Birds & Beans coffee, our challenge sponsor (the runner-up will receive $250). BSBO’s mission is to inspire the appreciation, enjoyment and conservation of birds and their habitats through research, education and outreach. They do all sorts of amazing things for the birds and bird education.

Who is on Team Kirsten?
It was really tough choosing a team. The majority of the team has to get eyes on the bird in order for it to count. Let me introduce you to #TeamKirsten2014. If you must, check out Stacy’s team, too–our competition!

Kirsten Sweet, Ken Keffer, Laura EricksonKen is is a regular writer for B&B. He is crucial to the team as he used call northwest Ohio home and knows the area. Laura is the author of many great bird books. She is a super experienced birder and even did a conservation Big Year in 2013!

Kirsten Sweet, Ken Keffer, Laura Erickson
Ken is is a regular writer for B&B. He is crucial to the team as he used call northwest Ohio home and knows the area. Laura is the author of many great bird books. She is a super experienced birder and even did a conservation Big Year in 2013!

You could win, too!Birds and Beans Coffee
Support Team Kirsten (#TeamKirsten2014) and Black Swamp Bird Observatory in the Birds & Blooms Bird Day Challenge! Enter below to win a bag of bird-friendly coffee from Birds & Beans, and help us spread the word about the Bird Day Challenge! Tell your friends. Let’s rally for #TeamKirsten2014 and Black Swamp Bird Observatory!

 

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