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Free 5-night stay for TWO at the famed Asa Wright Nature Centre of Trinidad

“Forty life birds before breakfast!”

Forty birds before breakfast right from the verandah!

The ABA and Caligo Ventures are giving away a 5-night stay for TWO at the famed Asa Wright Nature Centre of Trinidad and a $500 travel voucher.

Considered by many to be the finest introduction to birding in the [read more…]

Announcing the AZ trip winner and the new October prize(s)!

Our August/September membership contest for the 3-night stay at Casa de San Pedro has come to a close. And, the winner of the drawing is … Rick Gordon (no relation to the ABA President Jeff Gordon) of Santa Fe, NM! Congratulations, Rick! Mason E. King of Concord, MA was initially drawn as the winner, but [read more…]

Who Can See a Toucan? You Can! — Free!

Who wants a free birding trip to Panama? Who wants a free birding trip to Trinidad & Tobago? Who wants a free world-class Zeiss Victory SF binocular?

It’s time to get your friends and extended family to join the ABA. There are just 4 months left in our membership recruitment contest. This is a separate [read more…]

The Aug/Sept ABA Membership Prize is a 3-Night Stay at Casa de San Pedro

Throughout the year, the ABA has been holding prize drawings for those who join, renew, gift a membership, or recruit new members into the organization. The July winners of the two sets of ABA State Field Guides were John Mitchell of Philadelphia, PA and Bill Lambert & Alexandra McQuade of Fort Wayne, IN. If you [read more…]

Join the ABA in July for a Chance to Win a Complete Set of ABA State Field Guides!

It’s time to announce another membership prize offer and reveal the winner of last month’s Novagrade digiscoping adapter.

This month, book publisher Scott & Nix is giving us two complete sets of ABA State Field Guides. The set will include guides to New York (Corey Finger), Texas (Mark Lockwood), Arizona (Rick Wright), Minnesota (Laura Erickson), [read more…]

ABA Membership and a New Novagrade Prize for June

We wish to extend a warm welcome to the more than 200 new members that joined the ABA in May and a big thank you to all of you who renewed your memberships!

So, what’s up for June? Surprise, surprise, we’ve got more prizes! Novagrade, the maker of high quality digiscoping adapters, is providing us [read more…]

Two Ways to Win a Complete Set of Kaufman Field Guides in May

Join, renew, or send a friend to the ABA during the month of May and you could win a complete set of Kaufman Field Guides.

We have two sets of Kenn Kaufman’s popular field guide series to give away. Kenn is even going to sign the Field Guide to Advanced Birding for you! You can [read more…]

Win Celestron’s New Hummingbird Spotting Scope

Actively participating in the ABA will make you a happy person. It may also net you a spotting scope! Get your friends and family to join the ABA during the month of April and you will be eligible to win one of Celestron’s new Hummingbird micro ED spotting scopes!

Send your friends to the [read more…]

ABA Big Year 2016 Membership Contest March Update

We’d like to extend a big thank you to all of you who are taking part in the ABA’s Big Year membership contest and helping our organization grow. In the 2015 ABA Survey, a whopping 82% of our member respondents reported that they were likely to recommend membership to friends and colleagues.

This is a [read more…]

Announcing ABA Contest Prize Winners

In December, we ran a membership drive to close out the year. It was a huge success! Over 1,300 people participated and we are happy to announce that Aaron Cargill and and T. J. Jirasevejinda of New York, NY are the winners of the Leica Trinovid HD 8×42. Thank you to all who joined and [read more…]

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