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  • Eurasian Coot (Image ID 39781)

    Eurasian Coot.   Photographer: Con Boekel

  • White-faced Heron (Image ID 33787)

    White-faced Heron.   Photographer: Harry Charalambous

  • Zebra Finch (Image ID 35488)

    Zebra Finch.   Photographer: Bill Harding

  • Plumed Whistling-Duck (Image ID 26211)

    Plumed Whistling-Duck.   Photographer: Con Boekel

  • Chestnut Teal (Image ID 43450)

    Chestnut Teal.   Photographer: Murray Chambers

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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

Early bird discount on entry fees applies until 5th July!
 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

Whistling Kite (Image ID 46796)
Whistling Kite
Douglas Wilson
Viewed: 10
Brolga (Image ID 46794)
Michael Hamel-Green
Viewed: 17
Superb Parrot (Image ID 46793)
Superb Parrot
Graham Gall
Viewed: 13
Mulga Parrot (Image ID 46792)
Mulga Parrot
Jim Schultz
Viewed: 18
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo (Image ID 46790)
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo
Jim Schultz
Viewed: 20
Striated Pardalote (Image ID 46789)
Striated Pardalote
Kevin Bowring
Viewed: 10
Striated Pardalote (Image ID 46788)
Striated Pardalote
Kevin Bowring
Viewed: 11
Striated Pardalote (Image ID 46787)
Striated Pardalote
Kevin Bowring
Viewed: 12
White-faced Heron (Image ID 46785)
White-faced Heron
Douglas Wilson
Viewed: 12
White-browed Scrubwren (Image ID 46784)
White-browed Scrubwren
Michael Hamel-Green
Viewed: 10
Laughing Kookaburra (Image ID 46783)
Laughing Kookaburra
Graham Gall
Viewed: 9
Welcome Swallow (Image ID 46782)
Welcome Swallow
Michael Hamel-Green
Viewed: 8
Laughing Kookaburra (Image ID 46781)
Laughing Kookaburra
Graham Gall
Viewed: 12
Collared Sparrowhawk (Image ID 46759)
Collared Sparrowhawk
Glenda Gore
Viewed: 8

Our Mystery Reviewers have completed their assessments of the images in each level of the Cranes, Storks, Crakes, Rails and Swamphens competition; their ratings are as follows:

Advanced Level – Cranes, Storks, Crakes, Rails and Swamphens

Intermediate Level – Cranes, Storks, Crakes, Rails and Swamphens

Entry Level – Cranes, Storks, Crakes, Rails and Swamphens

  • Winner - Australian Spotted Crake, by Linda Waters  (Image ID 46289)
  • Highly Commended - Tasmanian Native-Hen, by Sylvia Wallis  (Image ID 45738)
  • Highly Commended - Purple Swamphen, by Philip d’Auvergne  (Image ID 46377)
  • Commended - Australian Spotted Crake, by Denise Denham  (Image ID 45681)
  • Commended - Buff-banded Rail, by Chunfang Liu  (Image ID 46135)
  • Special Mention - Eurasian Coot, by James Hider  (Image ID 46419)
  • Special Mention - Eurasian Coot, by Astrid Ross  (Image ID 45867)
  • Special Mention - Brolga, by Indrani Pathirage  (Image ID 46434)

The Mystery Reviewer Critiques are available in the Resources - Mystery Reviewer Critiques page.  Critiques published within the last two years are only visible to our members; you must be logged in to the site to see them.

Recent Picks

Willie Wagtail (Image ID 46774)
Willie Wagtail
Stephen Garth
Viewed: 44
Tawny Frogmouth (Image ID 46725)
Tawny Frogmouth
Steve Mantle
Viewed: 75
Striated Heron (Image ID 46693)
Striated Heron
Steve Mantle
Viewed: 123
Black-necked Stork (Image ID 46683)
Black-necked Stork
Angela Farnsworth
Viewed: 84
White-faced Heron (Image ID 46617)
White-faced Heron
Darren Hibberd
Viewed: 147
Southern Fulmar (Image ID 46610)
Southern Fulmar
Chris Young
Viewed: 264
Greater Crested Tern (Image ID 46564)
Greater Crested Tern
Patrick Kavanagh
Viewed: 196
Satin Bowerbird (Image ID 46558)
Satin Bowerbird
Tim Van Leeuwen
Viewed: 171
Brown Honeyeater (Image ID 46520)
Brown Honeyeater
Mary Wheeler
Viewed: 261
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin (Image ID 46516)
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin
Brian O'Leary
Viewed: 229


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