<h2>Celebrating <strong>Beauty</strong> & Diversity</h2><h3>Superb Fairy-wren</h3> <h2><strong>Bringing Back</strong> Vanishing Species</h2><h3>Regent Honeyeater</h3> <h2><strong>Sharing,</strong> Exploring & Discovering</h2><h3>Discovering Shorebirds outing</h3> <h2><strong>Connecting</strong> with Nature's Wonders</h2><h3>Double-banded Plover</h3> <h2>Sharing Nature's Awesome <strong>Majesty</strong></h2><h3>Yellow-nosed Albatross</h3> <h2>Planting a <strong>future</strong> for threatened species</h2><h3>Capertee Valley tree planting</h3> <h2><strong>Reducing</strong> the Threat of Extinctions</h2><h3>Superb Parrot</h3>
November 7, 2018

2018 Photo Competition awards

Wow!

Those of you, who were at the meeting this week were afforded a real treat.  96 truly wonderful photographs of Australian birds.  If you were not there then you can console yourself with a view of the eleven best pictures knowing that the judges had a really tough time making this selection from such a wonderful batch of entries.

Congratulations to the prizewinners and indeed to all who submitted entries.

 

Overall winner:  Maria Mazo with a photograph of Crested Terns in flight

Runner up: Michael Hanvey with a photograph of a Great Crested Grebe and chick

Best Single bird Prize went to Anne Brophy for a photograph of an Eastern Ground Parrot (also ranked third)

4th place Machael Hanvey’s White-winged Black Tern in flight

5th Place Michael Hanvey’s Gang-Gang Cockatoo (f)

6th place Michael Hanvey’s Victoria’s Riflebird

7th place and the prize for best In-Flight photo Roksana Borelli’s Shy Albatross 

8th place Maria Mazo’s Crested Tern

9th place Richard Murray’s Australian Raven

10th place Maria Mazo’s Australian Kestrel 

Best photo of a group of birds prize went to Geoff Ball for Wandering Whistling-ducks

 

Treat yourself to this short view:

 

 

October 17, 2018

14th Grenfell survey report

Photograph by Jodi Osgood

Full report here:

October 16, 2018

Latest report on the Regent Honey-eater survey at Capertee Valley

Full report here

Previous reports here:

September 24, 2018

Twitchathon 2018 registrations are open!

Join the race or sponsor a team. Details here.

 

 

 

 

September 24, 2018

The December 2018 newsletter and September Bulletin 136 are now online

August 30, 2018

Annual Photo competition entries closed September 25.

All images will be shown, the results announced and the prizes distributed at the 6th November meeting of Birding NSW at 19;30 in the Mitchell Theatre, Level 1, Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt ST, SYDNEY