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Latest Images

Willie Wagtail (Image ID 27961)
Willie Wagtail
Brian O'Leary
Viewed: 27
Common Sandpiper (Image ID 27960)
Common Sandpiper
Cherilyn Corker
Viewed: 21
Common Sandpiper (Image ID 27959)
Common Sandpiper
Cherilyn Corker
Viewed: 23
Satin Bowerbird (Image ID 27958)
Satin Bowerbird
Desmond Hokin
Viewed: 22
Brown Thornbill (Image ID 27957)
Brown Thornbill
Desmond Hokin
Viewed: 19
White-browed Scrubwren (Image ID 27956)
White-browed Scrubwren
Desmond Hokin
Viewed: 26
Satin Bowerbird (Image ID 27955)
Satin Bowerbird
Desmond Hokin
Viewed: 25
White-throated Needletail (Image ID 27954)
White-throated Needletail
Bruce Mcnaughton
Viewed: 30
White-throated Needletail (Image ID 27953)
White-throated Needletail
Bruce Mcnaughton
Viewed: 20

The August 2017 Newsletter is now available for members to download, via the Resources - Libraries & Documents page.  The complete newsletter, and all articles as individual files, are available.

On the Libraries and Documents page (from the link above), click on the folder name 'Newsletters', then click on the folder name '2017', and finally click on the folder name '08'.  Note that you need to click on the text; clicking on the folder icon will not work (although we would really like it to!).  You must be logged in to the website to access this newsletter and/or its articles. If you are not logged in, you will only see newsletters which are more than two years old.  There is a log-in module on the Libraries and Documents page.  If you are currently logged in to the website you can go directly to this newsletter by clicking here.

Enjoy this newsletter.

Member voting for the Capturing the Light competition, which closed for entries on 7th August and for voting on 28th August, has been analysed and the results for the top 5 images in each category are listed here.  In line with many other bird/wildlife photo competitions, we present the results in the following manner: 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 – Capturing the Light

This category attracted 60 entries, from 21 photographers. 42 members voted, with the following result:

Intermediate Level – Capturing the Light

This category attracted 108 entries, from 36 photographers. 39 members voted, with the following result:

Entry Level – Capturing the Light

This category attracted 37 entries, from 12 photographers. 34 members voted, with the following result:

Congratulations to all these photographers for their quality images.

A new version (2.1) of BirdLife Australia's Working List of Australian Birds has been released, and the species list used on this site has been updated to this version.  The changes are as follows:

  • Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus leucocephalus) is now Pied Stilt
  • Australian Painted Snipe (Rostratula australis) is now Australian Painted-snipe
  • Yellow Oriole (Oriolus flavocinctus) is now Green Oriole
  • the scientific name of Brown Quail has been corrected to Synoicus ypsilophorus

All references to the affected species on this site have been updated; no action is required by any member who has photos of these species in any of our galleries.

The Committee Report in our June Newsletter announced an increase in the annual subscription for BirdLife Photography membership.  This new subscription structure will be staged over a two-year period, $15 pa in 2017 and increasing to $20 later in 2018.

The new subscription of $15 pa for BirdLife Photography will apply from the commencement of this renewal quarter (Quarter 3, 2017).

This will coincide with a range of other changes to BirdLife memberships being introduced by BirdLife Australia at that time.  As part of those changes, membership of BirdLife Photography will no longer be restricted to members of BirdLife Australia or their affiliated groups.

Please assist us with these changes by ensuring that the new subscription amount is forwarded to Supporter Services at BirdLife Australia if you are renewing your membership manually; if you renew on-line, the new amount will be updated and charged from early August.

Graham Cam
President BirdLife Photography

The Mystery Reviewer’s choices for the Intermediate level of our second competition this year, 'Black & White Birds', are now available.

Here are the top 5 images chosen by the Mystery Reviewer for the Intermediate Level:

The full Mystery Reviewer's report for the Intermediate Level competition is available here.

It's been a while in the making, but the Mystery Reviewer’s choices for the Intermediate level of our first competition this year, 'Ducks & Pygmy-Geese', are now available.

Here are the top 6 images chosen by the Mystery Reviewer for the Intermediate Level:

The full Mystery Reviewer's report for the Intermediate Level competition is available here.

Recent Picks

Dusky Honeyeater (Image ID 27896)
Dusky Honeyeater
Lindsay Hansch
Viewed: 34
Straw-necked Ibis (Image ID 27919)
Straw-necked Ibis
Cherilyn Corker
Viewed: 18
Australasian Gannet (Image ID 27926)
Australasian Gannet
Tim Van Leeuwen
Viewed: 41
Double-barred Finch, Gouldian Finch, Star Finch (Image ID 27936)
Double-barred Finch, Gouldian Finch, Star Finch
Bill Harding
Viewed: 50
Gouldian Finch, Star Finch (Image ID 27937)
Gouldian Finch, Star Finch
Bill Harding
Viewed: 37
Australian Hobby (Image ID 27927)
Australian Hobby
Andrew Crouch
Viewed: 45
Red-necked Avocet (Image ID 27930)
Red-necked Avocet
Mark Horvath
Viewed: 34
Australian Wood Duck (Image ID 27901)
Australian Wood Duck
William Betts
Viewed: 64
Plumed Whistling-Duck (Image ID 27891)
Plumed Whistling-Duck
Brian O'Leary
Viewed: 39
White-faced Heron (Image ID 27886)
White-faced Heron
Simon Pelling
Viewed: 49

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