<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 Boreli’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:

 

and download an application form for this year’s competition here: Birding-Photo-Comp-2019

October 16, 2018

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

Full report here

Previous reports here:

April 21, 2018

Share your bird pictures

Lots of wonderful photos were taken on the Grenfell Survey weekend but that is not the only weekend in the year when beautiful/curious birds are captured in wonderful poses.

Why not share your wonderful bird pictures?  Just send them to info@birdingnsw.org.au and we will put them up in the gallery.  Medium sized pictures are preferred.  High resolution is better but we will take all pix.

Your picture is likely to pique interest so why not add a couple of words about where it was taken?

Puffin – Iceland 2016 Photo by Leigh Hall

A Crowned Crane in Olakira, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, in July 2016.

 

Why not have a look now at some of the pictures already submitted?

February 9, 2018

Eungella Bird Week

Eungella Bird and Wildlife Week

November 28, 2017

Minutes of the 2017 AGM

The 2017 AGM was held on Tuesday 5 December 2017 in the Mitchell Theatre of the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street Sydney at 19:30

Read or download the draft minutes of the 2016 AGM here.

November 8, 2017

Annual Photo Competition Prizes awarded

Birding NSW 2017 Photographic Competition Results:

 

The winning photo taken by Alfred Schulte:

 

 

The top ten:

1) Eastern Grass Owl         Alfred Schulte             First prize

2) Peregrine Falcon           Michael Hanvey          Second prize

3) Dusky Grasswren          Christine Schulte        Group of Birds winner

4) Marbled Frogmouth       Alfred Schulte

5) Bar-tailed Godwit          Michael Hanvey

6) Willie Wagtail                Maria Mazo Lavin       Birds in Flight winner

7) Ruddy Turnstone           Michael Hanvey

8) Bell Miner                     David Turner              Single Bird winner

9) Australian Ringneck      Michael Hanvey

10) Barking Owl               Alfred Schulte

 

A truly wonderful array of images delighted the audience at the announcement of the top ten photos in this year’s photo competition.  It was more than enough reason to go out but for those who could not the slideshow can be viewed here for a limited time. (Page down for successive photos.)

Congratulations to all the entrants and especially to the prize winners.