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Birding Blitz Southernmost Illinois 

Date(s): 
  4/26/2014 
Time(s): 
12:01 a.m. - 11:59 p.m., all day 
Description: 
Teams compete to see and hear the most species of birds in a 24-hour period, while raising money for conservation in southernmost Illinois.   Counties for birding are Jackson, Williamson, Saline, Gallatin, Union, Johnson, Pope, Hardin, Alexander, Pulaski and Massac.
 
Categories:  Open A-true Big Day, Open B/Dawn to Dusk; County Big Day, Senior, Muscle-powered.

Prior to the Birding Blitz competition, teams gather pledges for each bird species recorded.  Pledge donations are used to help support wetland restoration efforts in the Cache River watershed.

See web site for information, registration and  pledge forms.
For more information: 
Event Type: 
Birding Event/Bird Walk; Family Event; Habitat Restoration; Nature; Outdoor Event; State Parks; Volunteer Project 
DNR Region(s): 
Statewide 
Location: 
Birding Blitz Southernmost Illinois 
Address: 
Illinois State Route 13 counties and counties south 
City, State ZIP: 
  IL   
Directions: 
 
Contact person/email: 
Joe Merkelbach, Southern Illinois Audubon Society  / lapin4623@aol.com 
Phone/Fax: 
618-684-6605, Rhonda Rothrock  / woodthrusheola@hotmail.com - Rhonda Rothrock 
Other Phone: