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WIRES 2016 Australia Day Photo Competition

Friday, January 15, 2016

Pale-headed rosella chicks by Karen AutyTo enter you simply have to like and then private message your wildlife images to WIRES facebook page.

Images should be native animals/birds ideally observed and photographed in the wild (or in care if you are a licensed wildlife care volunteer). We would also love a few details of how you came to capture the image. There is a limit of 3 images per entrant. Please also provide an email contact address with your message.

Entries are open until 10 pm AEST Tuesday, January 25th, 2016.

We have been lucky to have had some great prizes donated for the competition:

1st Prize: a pair of stylish sunglasses from GROWN Sustainable Wooden Eyewear
2nd Prize: a beautiful hand signed 8x10" Giclée wildlife print from Rachel Hollis Art​ AND a soothing Wild Ambience​ CD featuring beautiful sounds of nature.
3rd Prize - Bird Minds – a book by Gisela Kaplan about the cognition and behaviour of Australian native birds.

All submissions must be made by the photographer having read the competition terms and conditions.

Finalists will be posted to WIRES facebook page on Wednesday afternoon 27th January 2016 and public voting by ‘liking’ will be open until 12 noon AEST on Sunday January 31st 2016. Winners will be announced on the evening of Sunday 31st January 2016.

Remember that to enter you need to send images by private message to WIRES facebook page. Even if you are not entering make sure you visit and like our facebook page so that you see the finalists when they are posted on Wednesday afternoon January 26th and so that you can vote to help choose the winner. The images submitted and those selected as our finalists last year were just stunning.


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