Luke Just a Little Too Focused on the Bird

How to Win a Birdathon


WC should explain first what a Birdathon is. Other than a portmanteau, a construction of “birding” and “marathon.” Nominally, it’s a fundraising event, to generate those precious unrestricted bucks for a charity, usually a bird-related charity. But to a considerable extent, it’s also a hyper-competitive attempt to see as many bird species as possible in…