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Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS)

Established in 1968 – A Chapter of the National Audubon Society since 1970

Optics Raffle 2023

We send a very special Thank You to Barry and Sue Stevens, formerly from the Wild Birds Unlimited store in Johnson City. 



2023 Raffle Information

Win a Camera or Binoculars
Three Great Prizes – Get your tickets today! 

$15 Donation per ticket. Only 300 tickets available.

Drawing Date: Friday, April 21, 2023, 8:30 pm, following the IN PERSON monthly DOAS program at Elm Park Church in Oneonta, NY.

Proceeds to help fund improvements at the DOAS Sanctuary and Hawkwatch.

You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase tickets. Winners need not be present to win.

If you live outside our pick-up area, we will coordinate for first class mail to you. Shipping and Handling fees will be charged at cost.


Our First Place Winner will get first pick from the prize options; Second Place Winner will then choose from remaining items, Third Place Winner will receive the final item.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Digital Camera with 128GB Memory Card

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Digital Camera

(Total value $623.98) With its incredible 65x Optical Zoom, image stabilization of up to 5 stops and 4K video recording, the PowerShot SX70 HS camera has you covered. From fun-filled family moments to once-in-a-lifetime travels and adventures, capture everything including faraway sights, ultra-wide vistas and spectacular, frame-filling, close-up macro shots like never before with a PowerShot SX-series camera. A bright and detailed electronic viewfinder combined with intuitive controls enable you to capture incredible moments as the opportunity presents itself.

Camera Includes: Lens Cap (with Strap), Battery Pack LP-E12, Battery Charger LC-E12, Neck Strap NS-DC11.

Also includes: SanDisc 128GB Memory Card 

USB Interface Cable not included.


Nikon Monarch HG 10x42 Binoculars

Nikon Monarch HG 10×42

(Value $999.95) The new MONARCH HG was built from the ground up to achieve class-ruling optical performance, unrivaled ruggedness and exceptional handling. From eyecups to objective lenses, the new patriarch of the flagship MONARCH family pushes binocular performance to higher levels through design, technology and 20 years of MONARCH ATB-building experience. 

Includes: Eyepiece cap • Objective lens cap • Case • Neck strap.

Nikon Monarch HG 8x30 Binoculars

Nikon Monarch HG 8×30 Binoculars

(Value $979.95) The new MONARCH 5 combines the superiority of Nikon’s ED (extra-low dispersion) Glass Lenses with Fully Multicoated Eco-Glass Lenses to deliver images that are extremely lifelike in color and detail. The MONARCH 5 also features a lightweight design, turn-and-slide rubber eyecups and long eye relief that makes this binocular comfortable and easy to use. 

Includes: Eyepiece cap • Objective lens cap • Case • Neck strap.

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We envision a healthy world where people and wildlife thrive and natural resources are protected.
The mission of Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is to protect our natural environment and connect people with nature
 to benefit birds and other wildlife through conservation, education, research and advocacy.

Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society
P.O. Box 544
Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 397-3815

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