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Prizes and Sponsors

We would like to extend a warm thank you to our incredible sponsors! Please patronize these charitable businesses whose generosity helps make Birdathon exciting and successful in raising funds for our conservation and education programs.


Check this list often, as we will be adding new prizes as they come in. During the Awards Dinner, prizes will be distributed to the individuals who have raised the most money; winners of other awards categories will have their names engraved on plaques (Find the list of Awards Categories here). Prizes will also be given away as door prizes. Please respect offer expiration dates.


If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to become a sponsor, please email the Birdathon Coordinator at


Last Updated: March 11, 2019


Birdathon Competition Prizes

1 Pair of Celestron 71330 Nature DX 8x32 Binoculars
Chuq von Rospach
Start off the Birdathon season with new optics! These waterproof and fog-proof binoculars are the right combination of magnification, field of view, and close focus distance for birding. 
Field Guide to Birds of California by Alvaro Jaramillo
American Birding Association
A photographic field guide with one bird featured per page. Each concise species account includes measurements, scientific name, identification description, voice, behavior, and the habitat it is likely to be found in. Read more about the book here.
Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting for 10
Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards (website
Treat yourself and your closest friends to an exclusive tour and tasting with Cooper-Garrod's winemaker! Cooper-Garrod is a boutique winery nestled in the eastern slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains on the hillsides above Saratoga, with award winning wines. Value of $300.
One-year Membership to the American Birding Association
American Birding Association (website)
Membership to the American Birding Association (ABA) includes a year-long subscription to Birding and Birder's Guide magazines, access to members-only material on the ABA website, and ABA event opportunities. For more information on the ABA, visit their site here.

Gift Basket
Los Gatos Birdwatcher (website)
Prize basket filled with hand-selected avian accoutrements for the best birder around, picked by the Los Gatos Birdwatcher's very own Lisa Myers. 


More prizes to come!