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  • Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo

    Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo.   Photographer: Keith Lightbody

  • Plumed Whistling-Duck

    Plumed Whistling-Duck.   Photographer: Harry Charalambous

  • Australian Pied Oystercatcher

    Australian Pied Oystercatcher.   Photographer: Emmy Silvius

  • Australian Pelican, Little Black Cormorant

    Australian Pelican, Little Black Cormorant.   Photographer: Sandy Castle

  • Brown Treecreeper

    Brown Treecreeper.   Photographer: Emmy Silvius

Theme Submissions Open Submissions Close Voting Opens Voting Closes
On the Beach 29 January 26 February 27 February 19 March
Being Blue
* Superb Fairywren images are not allowed
26 March 23 April 24 April 14 May
Small is Splendid
- up to 20cm (8in), as noted in field guides
21 May 18 June 19 June 9 July
Birds in Arid Habitats 16 July 13 August 14 August 3 September
- either eating, or feeding young (but no nestlings!)
10 September 8 October 9 October 29 October
- either inter or intra species
5 November 3 December 4 December 24 December

Please note: dates are approximate, and may be changed.  Dates will be announced on our homepage, and in email messages to members; these announcements will also contain details of the theme, and any special competition rules.

You might notice that there is no "Best of 2018" theme for this year.  We have decided to move this theme into the following year, which will allow photos taken at any time during the entire 2018 year to be entered for this theme.


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