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Final Days to Win Trips to Panama, Trinidad, and the Zeiss Victory SF Binocular

We are in the final days of our membership recruitment contest. There is still plenty of time to get your friends to sign up in the ABA and win one of these fantastic prizes! One of our top three recruiters for 2016 will be heading to Canopy Tower in tropical Panama for a week of birding, another will be spending 5 nights at the Asa Wright Nature Centre in Trinidad, and another will be the owner of a new Zeiss Victory SF binocular!

Update: December 31, 2016 (4:00 pm ET) in order of who reached the high number first:

1st Place – 15 new members recruited (Andrew D.)
2nd Place – 15 new members recruited (Sharon S.)
3rd Place – 15 new members recruited (Wesley H.)
Runner Up – 10 new members recruited (Tracy W.)

The deadline for this contest is December 31, 2016 at midnight. Get your birding friends and family to sign up at and win one of these prizes! They must indicate in the comment field that you referred them.

These prizes will be awarded to the top three recruiters:

One top recruiter will spend 7 nights at Canopy Tower in Panama! See:


Another top recruiter will spend 5 nights for two at the Asa Wright nature Centre in Trinidad! See:


Another top recruiter will receive a Zeiss Victory SF premium binocular! See:


ABA Big Year 2016 Membership Contest page:
Contest Rules:


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David Hartley

David Hartley

Membership Development at American Birding Association
David has been a member of the ABA staff since 2003. He plays an integral part in many facets of the organization, including membership services, database management, and web development. David has been birding for over 25 years, and loves working with the ABA to build the birding community and its conservation impact. He lives in Davis, CA with his daughter Mia.
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