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  • Pacific Black Duck

    Pacific Black Duck.   Photographer: Con Boekel

  • Pied Cormorant

    Pied Cormorant.   Photographer: Rob Parker

  • Pied Stilt

    Pied Stilt.   Photographer: Richard Smart

  • Plumed Whistling-Duck

    Plumed Whistling-Duck.   Photographer: Harry Charalambous

  • Chestnut Teal, Hardhead, Pink-eared Duck

    Chestnut Teal, Hardhead, Pink-eared Duck.   Photographer: Stephen Garth

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The next BirdLife Photography Biennial Conference (previously Digital Photography In The Bush) will be held in Fremantle, WA, on 21st & 22nd September 2019.

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Latest Images

Purple Swamphen (Image ID 33696)
Purple Swamphen
Shane Walker
Viewed: 12
Eastern Spinebill (Image ID 33693)
Eastern Spinebill
Lindsay Hansch
Viewed: 13
Lewin's Honeyeater (Image ID 33691)
Lewin's Honeyeater
Lindsay Hansch
Viewed: 8
White-naped Honeyeater (Image ID 33690)
White-naped Honeyeater
Lindsay Hansch
Viewed: 9
Satin Bowerbird (Image ID 33689)
Satin Bowerbird
Lindsay Hansch
Viewed: 7
Yellow-faced Honeyeater (Image ID 33688)
Yellow-faced Honeyeater
Graham Gall
Viewed: 12
Brown Honeyeater (Image ID 33687)
Brown Honeyeater
Ian Wilson
Viewed: 8
Spectacled Monarch (Image ID 33686)
Spectacled Monarch
Ian Wilson
Viewed: 18
Great Cormorant (Image ID 33684)
Great Cormorant
Con Boekel
Viewed: 10
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo (Image ID 33683)
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo
Con Boekel
Viewed: 9
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo (Image ID 33682)
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo
Con Boekel
Viewed: 9
Collared Sparrowhawk, Galah (Image ID 33681)
Collared Sparrowhawk, Galah
Con Boekel
Viewed: 33

More than 3,100 photos were entered in this year's inaugural Australian Bird Photographer of the Year contest, showcasing Australian birds at their most brilliant, vulnerable, astounding and beautiful.  We are proud to announce the 2018 winners across 7 categories.

  • Bird Behaviour winner — ‘Slight Disagreement’ by Shelley Pearson
  • Bird Portrait winner — ‘A Family Affair’ by Gary Meredith
  • Human Impact winner — ‘A Tragic End’ by Danny McCreadie
  • Special Theme: Black-Cockatoos winner — ‘Shadow Dancer’ by Lachlan Hall
  • Birds in the Landscape winner — ‘Brolgas Flee Fire’ by Cathryn Vasseleu
  • Creative/Fine Art winner — ‘Swooping’ by Sar Nop
  • Youth winner — ‘Crested Pigeon’ by Campbell Mole

To view the winning and shortlisted entries, please visit the competition website: www.birdlifephotoaward.org.au/gallery-home

Prizes

Our seven winning photographers will share in $6,500 in cash awards thanks to our sponsors — Leica, NT Tourism Birding Trails, the Lake Cowal Foundation and BirdLife Photography.  The winning images will be featured in the December 2018 Australian Birdlife magazine.

Of the 120 winning and shortlisted images showcased on the Australian Bird Photographer of the Year website, 30 images will be chosen and featured in The Guardian online website in a Christmas People’s Choice Awards.

Twelve images from those shortlisted will feature in the BirdLife Australia 2019 calendar and greeting card series

Funds for Conservation

The 2018 Australian Bird Photographer of the Year Award featured a special theme — Black-cockatoos — and we are proud to announce, after the overwhelming success of this year’s award, we will be handing over $2,000 to ‘Kids helping Cockies’, a project established in 2012 with the aim of educating and engaging local schools in habitat propagation and restoration activities for the endangered South-eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo.

 

Recent Picks

Metallic Starling (Image ID 33706)
Metallic Starling
Ian Wilson
Viewed: 1
Collared Sparrowhawk, Galah (Image ID 33681)
Collared Sparrowhawk, Galah
Con Boekel
Viewed: 33
Western Grasswren (Image ID 33658)
Western Grasswren
John Barkla
Viewed: 14
Great Frigatebird (Image ID 33648)
Great Frigatebird
William Betts
Viewed: 15
Christmas Island White-eye (Image ID 33639)
Christmas Island White-eye
John Barkla
Viewed: 7
Dusky Honeyeater (Image ID 33623)
Dusky Honeyeater
Ian Wilson
Viewed: 19
Brown Falcon (Image ID 33602)
Brown Falcon
Robert Toneguzzo
Viewed: 35
Dusky Woodswallow (Image ID 33583)
Dusky Woodswallow
Shane Walker
Viewed: 31
Diamond Dove (Image ID 33565)
Diamond Dove
Wilson Lennard
Viewed: 20
Fawn-breasted Bowerbird (Image ID 33523)
Fawn-breasted Bowerbird
Ian Wilson
Viewed: 47

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The Our People page, in the About Us section, contains email links to each of the committee members.