Ways to participate:
Donate to support a birder, team or the Bird-A-Thon itself.
Join in one of our four Boreal Bird-A-Thon events.
24 Hour Boreal Bird-A-Thon:
The classic. Bird anytime, anywhere, as a team, or by yourself, in a 24 hour period in May or June.
The Big Year:
Bird the whole year, anywhere, anytime. You define the area and how often you bird. Bird solo or as a team.
How to participate in the 24 hour of Big Year
Yard Creamer’s Field
North Star Borough State of Alaska
United States International
A new event in 2018, the Birdy Brouhaha is a team competition to find the greatest number of species at Tanana Lakes. Form your own team or join a guided one, with some of the best birders in Fairbanks. $10/person, children under 15 are free but must be accompanied by an adult. Please meet at the picnic area on Northlake Drive. A link to the Tanana Lake Trail Map is below.
Sunday, May 20, 2018, 8:00am-11:00am. Potluck to follow.
Tanana Lakes Summer Trail Map
Creamer’s Field Bird Finder
Two hours of bird-finding fun on Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge. Guided by three-time Boreal Bird-A-Thon champion Mark D. Ross. Mark will show you all the hot spots on the Refuge. $10 suggested donation, all proceeds benefit the Alaska Songbird Institute and Friends of Creamer’s Field.
Date and time to be announced.