BTO Raffle 2012-13
Thanks to all those who returned raffle tickets and donations in support of the BTO Raffle and helped us to raise an amazing £28,550!
The draw took place on Friday the 8 February and the winning tickets are listed below. Winners are currently being informed.
1st Prize: 200526
1st prize: A seven night wildlife break for two people in the Scottish Highlands with the Bird Watching and Wildlife Club at the Grant Arms Hotel (worth around £1300)
Won by a long time Garden BirdWatcher from Buckinghamshire.
2nd Prize: 204635
2nd Prize: A pair of Opticron Verano 8x42 Binoculars (SRP £439)
Won by Miss Dover of Oxfordshire.
3rd Prize: 270555, 331576, 274380, 301350, 305061
3rd Prize: 5 x £100 worth of Ernest Charles Bird Food
Won by Mrs Morley of West Yorkshire, Mr & Mrs Earl of West Midlands, Ms Scobie of Bristol, Ms Cocoracchio of Norfolk and Mr Trevis of Hertfordshire.
More information on the prizes
The Bird Watching and Wildlife Club (BWWC) team offer a programme of free events, including Guided Walks, Wildlife Briefings, Talks, Quizzes and Film screenings. They can also provide information about local wildlife hotspots and escorted trips – everything you need to create your tailor-made itinerary for an extraordinary wildlife watching holiday in the Highlands.
Speyside and the Cairngorms National Park are great areas to see birds and mammals – no other area can offer the chance to see Osprey, Golden Eagle, Capercaillie, Pine Marten, Red Squirrel, Red Deer, Mountain Hare, Ptarmigan, Otter, Red and Black Grouse, Crested Tit and Crossbills. A little further away the Moray Firth offers Bottlenose Dolphins, waders, seaduck and breeding seabirds.
This prize break is for up to two people, DB&B for 7 nights, sharing a Superior Twin or Double room. The break can be taken any time before 23rd December 2013 (subject to room availability).
Thank you very much to BWWC for donating this prize.
Second Prize : 8x 42 Opticron Verano BGA HD Binocular
Building on the strengths of previous models the Verano BGA HD features a fully revised optical system that delivers outstanding specification elevating them to a new performance class.
- Wide field long eyerelief eyepiece designs that deliver class leading fields of view 7° (8x42).
- Large diameter long eyerelief eyepieces that guarantee an exceptionally comfortable viewing experience with or without glasses.
- 'PGK' glass prisms with PC phase correction coating and Oasis prism coating.
- Opticron F-type combination multi-coating devised to optimise colour contrast.
- Feature a polycarbonate double hinge body.
Thanks to Opticron for kindly donating this prize.
Third Prize : 5 x £100 worth of Ernest Charles Bird Seed
Five winners will each be able to choose £100 worth of Ernest Charles wild bird seed. This includes all seed feeds (mixes and straights) but excludes suet and feeders.
Thanks to Ernest Charles for kindly donating this prize.
The raffle is open to residents of Great Britain. Those who live in Northern Ireland and receive tickets in the post can take part but are not allowed to sell these tickets to anyone else, including friends and family. You must be over 16 to take part. Please check terms and conditions below for full details.
Thank you for taking part and supporting the work of the BTO.