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100 Birds for 100 Years


2020 Marks Nature Manitoba's 100th year of hosting birding trips, and to celebrate we are challenging you to participate in our 100 Birds for 100 Years contest! It's easy to take part and a great way to get some new birders, kids, and families out looking for feathered friends. This contest is open to anyone in Manitoba, and you do not have to be a member to participate.


Grand Prize Pack (valued at $500) includes: 

  • triple tube bird feeder
  • 1-year family membership to Fort Whyte Alive
  • 1-year Nature Manitoba family membership
  • solar lantern
  • gift certificate to the Preferred Perch
  • Charlotte's Birdseed animal ornaments
  • Naturescape book
  • Raptor colouring book

Adventure/Birder Prize Pack (valued at $250) includes:

  • Cabela's back Pack with reservoire
  • Cabela's hat
  • Fort Whyte family pass
  • Nature Manitoba single membership
  • Great Plains Birds book
  • Manitoba Wild book

Eco-friendly Prize Pack (valued at $250) includes:

  • Recycled eco bird feeder
  • Gift Certificate to Wild Birds Unlimited
  • Eco cleaning products
  • Fort Whyte family pass
  • Nature Manitoba single membership
  • Naturescape book

Thank you to the Preferred Perch, Fort Whyte, Cabela's, Wild Birds Unlimited and Charlotte's Birdseed for the generous donations!


Contest details: 

1. Download a copy of of 100 Birds for 100 Years checklist. It's divided up into "beginner birds" (birds that are easier to find or more simple to identify), "intermediate birds" (birds that are less common or a bit more tricky to identify), and "challenging birds" (birds that are rarer or difficult to identify). The checklist also covers birds that can be found in Manitoba at different times throughout the year, so it's for all-seasons!

2. Get outside and start looking for birds! Look for birds on your regular travels, make a few special dates to go out birding, or join one of our many birding trips throughout the year. As you find birds you can check them off your list. 

3. Fill out this online form to submit your entries. You don't have to find all the birds, but every bird you find gives you another chance to win! 

THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. THANKS TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED! Winners will be contacted through email. Contest open to residents of Manitoba only. Winners must be able to pick up their prizes. 

Dowload a copy of the 100 Birds for 100 Years checklist here.We love to see great photos of you out birding and the birds you see, so please use the hashtag #100birds100years and tag @naturemanitoba in photos on social media!

Need some resources to get you started? See our birding links page.