Baillie BIRDATHON Partners
The Baillie BIRDATHON provides BSC with an opportunity to assist conservation organizations across Canada. Participants are allowed to designate a club or migration monitoring station to receive a share of the donations, while BSC covers all the costs of administration and issuing receipts. In addition, the efforts of BIRDATHON participants provide funding for the James L. Baillie Memorial Fund to support amateur research project nation-wide.
Top Ten Participating Conservation Organizations
with Amount Raised
|Long Point Bird Observatory||$21.295.63|
|Norfolk Field Naturalists||$15,625.00|
|Tommy Thompson Park Bird Research Station (TRCA)||$12,048.25|
|Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory||$9326.50|
|Migration Research Foundation, McGill BO||$7949.20|
|Hamilton Naturalists' Club||$5878.60|
|Calgary Bird Banding Society (IBO)||$5506.00|
|Ontario Field Ornithologists||$5327.70|
|Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists||$5158.17|
The winner of the 2013 CMMN Prize was the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory. Prince Edward Point raised a total of $9326.50 in 2013, and is the lucky winner of the Kowa TSN-664 ED Spotting Scope with the TSE-14WD 30x Wide Angle Eyepiece courtesy of Kowa - Crystal Clear Optics - www.kowascope.com (Approximate retail value of $1500.00.)
Good luck to all CMMN stations in the 2014 CMMN prize draw!