2022 Prize Winners

Please note: all prize winners have already been privately contacted to confirm their win. 

 Olympus Digital Camera Package, donated by OM Digital Solutions.

This package includes:

• OM-D E-M1 Mark II Camera Body
• M.Zuiko Digital 100-400mm f5.0-6.3 IS Lens
• EE-1 Dot Sight
• 8×40 S Binoculars

WINNER: R. Valentine, NSW

Swarovski Optik NL Pure 8×32 Binoculars, donated by Swarovski Optik

With 8x magnification, the NL Pure 32 brings you closer to the action, while a field of view of 150m ensures a perfect overview at all times. Enjoy relaxed viewing, thanks to a compact design and light weight (640g).

WINNER: G. Arnold, VIC

Garden Ornaments featuring Native Australian Birds, donated by Metalbird

3x large Superb Lyrebird garden ornaments

WINNERS: J. Wright, NSW; L. Ferguson, NSW; E. Winter, NSW

15x Blue Wren, Honeyeater or Parrot plant stakes

WINNERS: J. Mount, SA; P. Bendiech, NSW; J. Vague, VIC; A. Bostock, QLD; L. Al-Huneidi, VIC; J. Smith, SA; J. Dance, TAS; J. Cores, WA; A. Doherty, VIC; L. Clark, NSW; K. Lumsden, WA; S. hegerty, QLD; J. Pulford, VIC; A. Psaltis, NSW; A. Richardson, VIC.

Prints and Calendars, donated by Angela-Robertson-Buchanan (The Bird Photographer)

A2-szed photographic print of winners choice

WINNER: E. Strutt, QLD

3x 2023 Feathered Friends Calendar

WINNERS: S. Upton, VIC; C. Olafson, NSW; L. Gray, NSW

Chippy Chasers: Chippy Jackpot, donated by Sam Cotton

Aussie Bird Count Ambassador, actor, writer, illustrator and animator, Sam Cotton has donated 25 copies of his hilarious illustrated novel for young readers.

WINNERS: R. McCormick, VIC; A. Bowerman, WA; J. May, VIC; A. Williams, QLD; I. Wilson, NSW; P. Hughes, QLD; F. Kavenagh, VIC; M. Brown, NSW; N. Higgins, QLD; G. Morgan, NSW; R. Morony, WA; A. Pinsuti, NSW; E. MacDonald, VIC; J. Kurmis, SA; D. Williams, QLD; R. Amey, NSW; D. MacDonald, VIC; H. House, VIC; L. Hoy, NSW; L. Colquhoun, SA; C. Whiley, QLD; M. Scanlan, WA; J. Clarey, NT; A. Stewart, NSW; N. Lyons, NSW.

5-Bird “Create Your Own Flock” Fine Art Print, donated by Eggpicnic

The lucky winner will get to choose five of their favourite Aussie birds from Eggpicnic’s exhaustive list to create their own custom flock.

Handmade Native Bird Mobile, donated by Pink Cepha

One winner will receive a beautiful native bird mobile handcrafted by Kelly from Pink Cepha featuring 23 different Australian native birds.


Book & Pin Prize Pack, donated by The Weekend Birder podcast

Two winners will each receive a bird book & pin prize pack thanks to the brand new Weekend Birder podcast. The prize packs contain:
• The Compact Australian Bird Guide by Jeff Davies, Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers, Rohan Clarke, Peter Marsack, Kim Franklin
• 100 Australian Birds by Georgia Angus
• Busy Beaks by Sarah Allen
• Kookaburra Kookaburra by Bridget Farmer
• One enamel birdwatching pin by Bridget Farmer

WINNERS: J. Buscomb, SA; G. Partridge, NSW

Digitally Printed Scarf of winners choice, donated by Wildlife Scarves

These digitally printed, limited edition scarves faithfully reproduce Warren Wilson’s stunning images and represent the junction of art and creativity.

Birds of Narrm Tea Towel, donated by artist Claire Mosley

One winner will receive a beautiful hand illustrated Birds of Narrm, Melbourne tea towel from artist Claire Mosley.

WINNER: A. Durham, SA

A big congratulations to all of the lucky prize winners for the 2022 Aussie Bird Count, and a huge thank you to all of our incredible prize sponsors for supporting the event.

And if you haven’t already, be sure to add the 2023 Aussie Bird Count to your calendar – it’ll be back October 16-22, 2022

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