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  • Great Crested Grebe (Image ID 34653)

    Great Crested Grebe.   Photographer: Linda Unwin

  • Rock Dove (Image ID 28929)

    Rock Dove.   Photographer: Con Boekel

  • Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater (Image ID 30509)

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater.   Photographer: Emmy Silvius

  • Australian Magpie (Image ID 20624)

    Australian Magpie.   Photographer: Glenn Pure

  • Wandering Albatross (Image ID 26945)

    Wandering Albatross.   Photographer: Richard Smart

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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

Member voting for the Cranes, Storks, Crakes, Rails and Swamphens competition, which closed for entries on 24th May and for voting on 7th June, has been analysed and the results for the top five images in each category are listed here.  This competition received good support from our members, with 227 images entered across the 3 competition levels by 82 photographers.  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 – Cranes, Storks, Crakes, Rails and Swamphens

This category attracted 73 entries, from 25 photographers. 31 members voted, with the following result:

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

This category attracted 105 entries, from 41 photographers. 34 members voted, with the following result:

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

This category attracted 49 entries, from 16 photographers. 33 members voted, with the following result:

Congratulations to all these photographers for their quality images.

Recent Picks

Willie Wagtail (Image ID 46774)
Willie Wagtail
Stephen Garth
Viewed: 43
Tawny Frogmouth (Image ID 46725)
Tawny Frogmouth
Steve Mantle
Viewed: 74
Striated Heron (Image ID 46693)
Striated Heron
Steve Mantle
Viewed: 123
Black-necked Stork (Image ID 46683)
Black-necked Stork
Angela Farnsworth
Viewed: 83
White-faced Heron (Image ID 46617)
White-faced Heron
Darren Hibberd
Viewed: 146
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.