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A Special Interest Group of BirdLife Australia

  • Australasian Gannet

    Australasian Gannet.   Photographer: Emmy Silvius

  • Pied Stilt

    Pied Stilt.   Photographer: Paul Jensen

  • Eurasian Coot

    Eurasian Coot.   Photographer: Richard Smart

  • Pacific Black Duck

    Pacific Black Duck.   Photographer: Con Boekel

  • Pink-eared Duck

    Pink-eared Duck.   Photographer: Glenn Pure

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White-faced Heron (Image ID 29156)
White-faced Heron
Gaetano Zammit
Viewed: 25

Member voting for the Best of 2017 competition, which closed for entries on 27th November and for voting on 18th December, has been analysed and the results for the top 5 (or more, in case of tied scores) images in each category are listed here.  In line with many other bird/wildlife photo competitions, we present the results in the following manner: the Winner is the image which received the most votes; and we also show the next four highest placed images, rating them as Highly Commended if they received at least 90% of the votes for the winning image, and Commended for scores less than that.

Advanced Level – Best of 2017

This category attracted 67 entries, from 18 photographers. 42 members voted, with the following result:

Intermediate Level – Best of 2017

This category attracted 117 entries, from 34 photographers. 42 members voted, with the following result:

Entry Level – Best of 2017

This category attracted 61 entries, from 19 photographers. 42 members voted, with the following result:

Congratulations to all these photographers for their quality images.

Recent Picks

Wild Turkey (Image ID 29155)
Wild Turkey
John Barkla
Viewed: 21
Black-naped Tern (Image ID 29152)
Black-naped Tern
John Barkla
Viewed: 21
Masked Woodswallow (Image ID 29151)
Masked Woodswallow
Jill Wilson
Viewed: 26
Barn Owl (Image ID 29147)
Barn Owl
Doug Castle
Viewed: 31
Rufous Treecreeper (Image ID 29140)
Rufous Treecreeper
Georgina Steytler
Viewed: 39
Aleutian Tern (Image ID 28918)
Aleutian Tern
Gary Dunnett
Viewed: 30
Aleutian Tern (Image ID 28916)
Aleutian Tern
Gary Dunnett
Viewed: 27
Papuan Frogmouth (Image ID 29117)
Papuan Frogmouth
Ian Wilson
Viewed: 55
Brown Falcon (Image ID 29114)
Brown Falcon
Brian O'Leary
Viewed: 51
Little Bronze-Cuckoo (Image ID 29101)
Little Bronze-Cuckoo
Keith Fisher
Viewed: 36


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