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  • Red-capped Robin

    Red-capped Robin.   Photographer: Chris Dubar

  • Fan-tailed Cuckoo, Superb Fairy-wren

    Fan-tailed Cuckoo, Superb Fairy-wren.   Photographer: Stephen Garth

  • Pied Stilt

    Pied Stilt.   Photographer: Sandy Castle

  • Brown Quail

    Brown Quail.   Photographer: Sandy Castle

  • Red-capped Plover

    Red-capped Plover.   Photographer: Richard Smart

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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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Brown-backed Honeyeater (Image ID 33131)
Brown-backed Honeyeater
Warren Wilson
Viewed: 9
Banded Lapwing (Image ID 33130)
Banded Lapwing
Linda Unwin
Viewed: 8
Banded Lapwing (Image ID 33129)
Banded Lapwing
Linda Unwin
Viewed: 24

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

Banded Lapwing (Image ID 33129)
Banded Lapwing
Linda Unwin
Viewed: 24
Brown Booby (Image ID 33127)
Brown Booby
Ian Wilson
Viewed: 27
Australian Pelican (Image ID 33103)
Australian Pelican
Linda Unwin
Viewed: 31
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Image ID 33090)
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Terence Alexander
Viewed: 17
Dusky Honeyeater (Image ID 33016)
Dusky Honeyeater
Warren Wilson
Viewed: 35
Brown Booby (Image ID 33000)
Brown Booby
Jill Wilson
Viewed: 36
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher (Image ID 32996)
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher
Warren Wilson
Viewed: 47
Common Noddy, Silver Gull (Image ID 32967)
Common Noddy, Silver Gull
Ian Wilson
Viewed: 40
Broad-billed Flycatcher (Image ID 32961)
Broad-billed Flycatcher
Robert Toneguzzo
Viewed: 33
Great Bowerbird (Image ID 32934)
Great Bowerbird
Glenn Pure
Viewed: 38

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