Utah County Birders
2018 Birder Challenge
A challenge covering the state of Utah with Gold, Silver and Bronze performance levels .
Points will be awarded depending on the rarity of the birds seen in Utah during the year.
Gold: 360 Points & Attend 10 UCB Meetings or Fieldtrips Silver: 275 Points & Attend 6 UCB Meetings or Fieldtrips Bronze: 200 Points & Attend 4 UCB Meetings or Fieldtrips Bonus Points: Add 1 bonus point per life bird* up to 30 max.
- *To get the lifer point, the species must be one you've never see before anywhere, inside or outside of Utah. It must be a true lifer.
- All species must be visually identified - heard only doesn't count for the contest.
- The contest is limited to species observed within the state of Utah during the 2018 calendar year.
- The field trip/meeting attendance requirement can only be satisfied by attending Utah County Birders club meetings and field trips. Other organizational meetings/trips don't count. If you need more, volunteer to lead a field trip and post the details of the field trip to the hotline and Facebook page.
See species point values and keep track of your points on a Printable PDF or a Spreadsheet that will calculate your points for you. Links below.