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Global Big Day 2022 10 Years to Save the Planet

Join BirdLife and Global Birding for Global Big Day 2022 on 14th May 2022. Fundraise while you count birds and fight the climate and biodiversity crisis. Sign up for a fundraiser now for your chance to win a pair of Swarovski CL Companion binoculars*

Two people holding binoculars watch a flock of birds landing on a body of water.

This Global Big Day, join our flock for an annual celebration of the birds around you. No matter where you are, you can be a citizen scientist and collect essential data about the birds around you.


Take part as a team or an individual, just go out birding on 14th May 2022 and enjoy a day in nature. Report what you see and hear on eBird and your observations will help scientists better understand global bird populations.

Follow Global Birding’s Facebook Page community to be inspired to enjoy our natural world and help raise funds for global bird conservation.


Don’t forget to register at Global Birding and set up your eBird account.

You can make an even bigger difference by setting up a Facebook Fundraiser and be in with a chance of winning a pair of Swarovski CL Companion binoculars*

Thanks to Species Champion Swarovski Optik, when you set up your Facebook Fundraiser you’ll be entered into a draw to win a pair of Swarovski Optik’s CL Companion binoculars.


To enter just set up your fundraiser between 1st April and 31st May 2022, with “Global Big Day” in the title. Terms and conditions apply*.


The ergonomic design of these compact, lightweight binoculars makes them an excellent companion providing you with unique experiences when you’re on the move.

Get set up now in three easy steps.

Read the terms and conditions

BirdLife International, at 100 years old, is the world’s largest and oldest international partnership for nature and people. Fighting on the frontline of conservation for a century, we know that the next decade is critical and we need everyone to join us in our fight to save nature.


Join us now and fight for the future of birds and people.

*Terms and conditions

1. Information on how to enter forms part of the terms of entry. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.

2. By entering this competition, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions (and by any other requirements set out in promotional material) which may be amended or varied at any time by the Promoter, which is BirdLife International.

3. One entry per person only is permitted.

4. Entry to the draw is made by setting up a Facebook Fundraiser for BirdLife International, including the phrase “Global Bird Weekend 2022” in the title of the fundraiser. Facebook Fundraisers can be set up here https://www.facebook.com/fund/BirdLifeInternational/

5. To qualify for entry to the draw, Facebook Fundraisers must start between 1st April 2022 and 31st May 2022. Fundraisers set up outside of these dates will not be included in the draw. The draw will close, and a winner selected at random after the closing date.

7. The prize will only be sent to countries within Europe or North America. Entrants in other locations will need to organise redelivery from Europe or North America at their own costs. Costs for delivery to Europe or North American only is included in the prize. The Promoter cannot guarantee that any prizes returned to the Promoter due to non-delivery at the provided address will be re-sent to the prize winner. The Promoter does not take any responsibility for parcels which are lost or stolen.

8. Employees of BirdLife International and Swarovski Optik, and their immediate families are not eligible to enter.

9. Setting up a Facebook Fundraiser is free, and so entry to the draw, is free however internet connection rates apply.

10. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entry which, in the opinion of Promoter, includes objectionable content, profanity, potentially insulting, inflammatory or defamatory statements, disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process, who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions or who has, in the opinion of Promoter, engaged in conduct in entering the Promotion which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the Promotion and/or Promoter. This includes, but not limited, to entrants using multiple Facebook accounts to set up multiple fundraisers. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify a winner if the Promoter becomes aware that the winner and/or the winner’s entry is of a type described in this clause.

11. The Promoter will make all reasonable effort to contact the winner via Facebook messenger to confirm delivery address. If the prize is unclaimed after 14 days from the closing date, a new winner will be drawn. The original winner will forfeit the prize and the winner of the unclaimed prize draw will be notified via Facebook messenger within 7 days of the draw.

12. The prizes are as stated and are non-transferable or exchangeable. No cash alternatives will be offered. If, due to circumstances beyond the Promoter’s control, the Promoter is unable to provide the stated prize, the Promoter reserves the right to award an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

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