Congratulations to our 2018 WMBD Birdathon winning team!

Congratulations to the Red-eyed Blearios, the leader in our 2018 World Migratory Bird Day Birdathon!

Although first-timers Beast of Birdin’ made a valiant show, at the end of the day, this team, led by veteran birders ruled the day with an eye-popping 134 species. Here are the final results:

  • 134 – The Red-eyed Blearios (Heydi Lopes, Shane Blodgett, Mike Yuan, Rob Jett, Josh Malbin, and Chris Eliot)
  • 121 – Beasts of Birdin’ (Phil Davis, Kathy Willens, Tim Graves and Ryan Candee)- All Over Brooklyn
  • 120 – Timberdoodlers (Dennis Hrehowsik, Bobbi Manian, Kristin Costello, Tom Preston) – All over Brooklyn
  • 111 – Laughing See Gulls (Karen O’Hearn, Chris Laskowski, Marc Brawer, Richard Payne and Ed Crowne) – All over Brooklyn
  • 85 – Wandering Warblers (Rob Bate, Tracy Meade, Janet Zinn, Alan Baratz, Steve Nanz) – birded Prospect and Green-wood
  • 79 – Catbird and Robin (Daisy and Tripper Paul) – birded Green-wood and Prospect
  • 65 – The Fledgling Allegiance – birded Prospect Park
  • 36 – Introduction to Birdwatching – Michele Dreger and team
There’s still time to make a donation! Let’s make this the best fundraising year ever! Can we raise over $5000 for WINORR? If you haven’t sponsored a team, you can make a direct donation via the BBC:
If you would prefer to donate by check, please contact Bobbi Manian ( for details.
Rest assured 100% of your donation will go to WINORR.