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  • Variegated Fairy-wren (Image ID 37469)

    Variegated Fairy-wren.   Photographer: Emmy Silvius

  • Welcome Swallow (Image ID 46347)

    Welcome Swallow.   Photographer: Glenn Pure

  • Musk Duck (Image ID 39936)

    Musk Duck.   Photographer: Con Boekel

  • Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater (Image ID 26275)

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater.   Photographer: Doug Castle

  • Black-tailed Godwit (Image ID 23779)

    Black-tailed Godwit.   Photographer: Stephen Garth

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The next BirdLife Photography Biennial Conference will be held on the Gold Coast, QLD, in the Mantra at Sharks Events Centre and Hotel on 21st & 22nd May  2022.

Visit the dedicated BirdLIfe Photography Conference website for details, and to register.
 The 2022 BirdLife Photography Biennial Conference is generously sponsored by:  Destination Gold Coast logo
BirdLife Australia Photography Awards

 Entries for the BirdLife Australia Photography Awards opened on 28th May

 Entries close at 11:59 PM (AEST) on 2nd August.

This Search facility will search all website content, uploaded documents, and images.  Some content on this site is restricted to BLP members; visitors may not be able to access all the items found.  The search options button on the All Photos page (on the Photo Gallery drop-down menu), and on individual gallery pages, provides more options for searching images only.

Latest Images

Sacred Kingfisher (Image ID 47245)
Sacred Kingfisher
Gary King
Viewed: 12
Jacky Winter (Image ID 47243)
Jacky Winter
Brian O'Leary
Viewed: 10
Jacky Winter (Image ID 47242)
Jacky Winter
Brian O'Leary
Viewed: 12
Blue-billed Duck (Image ID 47241)
Blue-billed Duck
Lindsay Hansch
Viewed: 8
Blue-billed Duck (Image ID 47240)
Blue-billed Duck
Lindsay Hansch
Viewed: 6
Sooty Oystercatcher (Image ID 47239)
Sooty Oystercatcher
Craig Lakey
Viewed: 12
White-winged Fairy-wren (Image ID 47229)
White-winged Fairy-wren
Steve Mantle
Viewed: 18
Little Egret (Image ID 47228)
Little Egret
Jim Schultz
Viewed: 10
Nankeen Night-Heron (Image ID 47227)
Nankeen Night-Heron
Graham Gall
Viewed: 18
Nankeen Night-Heron (Image ID 47226)
Nankeen Night-Heron
Graham Gall
Viewed: 20
Brown Falcon (Image ID 47221)
Brown Falcon
Douglas Wilson
Viewed: 6

The BLP Photographer of the Year - our most prestigious award - goes to Gary King.  This award is made to the member who excels against the following criteria:

  • Submits at least 24 high quality images to the image galleries on the website during the calendar year,
  • Participates in at least 50% of the Current Competitions organised during the calendar year,
  • Actively contributes to at least one of a range of BirdLife Photography activities, events, project or resources that benefit our members.

Gary contributed 48 images, and entered all 4 competitions.  His major contribution to BLP activities was as coordinator of our Photo Competitions for 2020 (a postition he continues in for 2021); he also provided a very well worded and comprehensive summary of our 2020 Member survey which the committee found very useful for planning our activites since the survey.

Congratulations Gary, for a well-deserved award!

Recent Picks

Nankeen Night-Heron (Image ID 47226)
Nankeen Night-Heron
Graham Gall
Viewed: 20
Southern Whiteface (Image ID 47151)
Southern Whiteface
Steve Mantle
Viewed: 65
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo (Image ID 47072)
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo
Chris Young
Viewed: 135
Superb Fairy-wren (Image ID 47058)
Superb Fairy-wren
Graham Gall
Viewed: 56
Fan-tailed Cuckoo (Image ID 46833)
Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Chris Young
Viewed: 224
Willie Wagtail (Image ID 46774)
Willie Wagtail
Stephen Garth
Viewed: 251
Tawny Frogmouth (Image ID 46725)
Tawny Frogmouth
Steve Mantle
Viewed: 182
Striated Heron (Image ID 46693)
Striated Heron
Steve Mantle
Viewed: 287
Black-necked Stork (Image ID 46683)
Black-necked Stork
Angela Farnsworth
Viewed: 182
White-faced Heron (Image ID 46617)
White-faced Heron
Darren Hibberd
Viewed: 383

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