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2020 Birdathon Prize Winners

June 1, 2020 — We send our congratulations to the winners of the various prizes in the 2020 Migration Madness Birdathon. And just as importantly, we send our thanks to all the participants. A special “thank you” to the three Migration Madness Sponsors: Oak Lawn Cemetery and Arboretum, the Aquarion Water Company, and Keith Mueller Bird Carvings.

SCHOOLS
Most School Spirit (school with most active participants on Friday)
Winner: The Fairfield Ludlowe High School Falcons
Prize: Live Birds of Prey Program via Zoom

Red-heading Woodpecker carving, by Keith Mueller.

ADULTS: (18+)
Most Species Seen in Your Neighborhood (5 mile radius)
Winner: Frank Mantlik, 113 species
Prize: David Stumpo Print

Most Species Seen Over the Weekend
Winner: Tina Green, 175 species
Prize: Keith Mueller bird carving

Most Money Raised
Winner: Frank Mantlik, $2512
Prize: Patrick Lynch Print

Most Money Raised by a First-Time Participant
Winner: Ann Rowan, $460.
Prize: A day of birding with Milan Bull and/or Patrick Comins

Most Participants Recruited
Winner: Frank Mantlik, 34
Prize: A day of birding with Milan Bull and/or Patrick Comins

YOUNG BIRDER (individual under 18)
Most species seen over weekend in your neighborhood (5-mile radius).
Winner: Avery Cotton, 13 years old
Prize: A day of birding with Milan Bull and/or Patrick Comins

FAMILY
Most species seen by family in their neighborhood (5 mile radius)
The Holton Family, led by 15-year-old Eli Holton. 144.
Prize: A day of birding with Patrick Comins or Miley Bull

Most Money Raised by a family. Winner:
Winner: Kelly Siranko & family, $650
Prize: Connecticut Audubon Bag of Swag and family membership

PHOTO CONTEST
Best Photo Taken all Weekend
View the winning photos here!

First place
Elizabeth Jaffin, Common Yellowthroat
Prize: Patrick Lynch Print

Second place
Tomas Koeck, Night Heron
Prize: $25 REI gift certificate & a book from Connecticut Audubon’s collection.

Third place
Christina Cole, Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Prize Connecticut Audubon Bag of Swag & Connecticut Audubon membership

Young Birder Photo: (17 years old and younger)
First Place, Young Birder
Bobolink, by Eli Holton, 15 years old
Prize: Patrick Lynch Print

Second Place,  Young Birder
Tree Swallow, by Rene Gentes
Prize $25 REI gift certificate & a book from Connecticut Audubon’s collection.

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