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  • Bar-tailed Godwit (Image ID 39031)

    Bar-tailed Godwit.   Photographer: Bruce McNaughton

  • Australasian Gannet (Image ID 26946)

    Australasian Gannet.   Photographer: Richard Smart

  • Grey-tailed Tattler (Image ID 37663)

    Grey-tailed Tattler.   Photographer: Wilson Lennard

  • Pied Heron (Image ID 32361)

    Pied Heron.   Photographer: Gary King

  • Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Image ID 24182)

    Sharp-tailed Sandpiper.   Photographer: Sandy Castle

The BirdLife Photography Annual Award for 2018 - our most prestigious award - goes to Tim Van Leeuwen.  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.

Tim Van Leeuwen

Tim’s contributions, against these criteria, were as follows:

  • Submitted over 100 images to non-competition galleries. 17 of these appeared in the “Recent Picks” sidebar.
  • Entered every competition during 2018, winning the Member’s Voting and Mystery Reviewer's award in one of these competitions for the year; many other competition entries received commended results.
  • Established our social media sites on Instagram and Facebook, and continues to manage those sites.

Tim’s contribution to BirdLife Photography throughout 2018 was truly outstanding, and we thank him for his efforts.  Congratulations Tim!

 

The award is presented as a multi-faceted crystal, with a frosted white-on-crystal BLP logo and laser inscription, in a velvet presentation case.

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