Prizes for 2021

We are thrilled to announce an exciting array of prizes for the 2021 Aussie Backyard Bird Count.

To be eligible for a prize, just register to take part in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count and then submit at least one count during October 18-24. Prizes will be randomly drawn after the count ends. All winners will be contacted privately before a public announcement is made.

All of the prizes for the 2021 Aussie Backyard Bird Count have been generously donated by the following bird-lovers:

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Swarovski Optik binoculars turn every moment into an experience. Each pair is set the highest standards in terms of optics, design, functionality, and quality. Many details are crucial, especially out birdwatching, when you’re on the lookout and every second counts as a bird flits across the treetops. But most details are invisible to the naked eye.

Swarovski binoculars will reveal these details to you, and much more: they focus your view on the beauty of nature. 

One winner will receive a pair of Swarovski Optik NL 8×32 binoculars. RRP $3,190.

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).

Pete Cromer is a contemporary Australian artist based in the Colac Otway region of Victoria.  Inspired by the optimistic personalities in people and wildlife, Pete’s work is renowned for his signature bursts of glowing colour and beautiful textures, all reflected in his bold collages, paintings and sculptures.

Three winners will get to choose from one of three A1-sized fine art bird prints by artist Pete Cromer. RRP $350 each.
  • Fine art print
  • Pigment inks
  • 300GSM archival cotton rag paper
  • Unframed
  • Designed and made in Australia

Stonemaier Games is a tabletop game publisher that make unique, inclusive games with a focus on strategy and event games.

Showcasing top-notch graphic design and art, all games are playable and enjoyable with as few as 1 player and at least 5 or 6 players

Three winners will receive a copy of the Wingspan board game and its Oceania expansion set. RRP approx. $120

Wingspan is a board game for 1 to 5 players designed by Elizabeth Hargrave and published by Stonemaier Games in 2019. Wingspan is a card-driven, medium-weight, engine-building board game in which players compete to attract birds to their wildlife reserves. Wingspan has been strongly praised for its artwork, its accurate portrayal of its bird habitats, and its gameplay, winning the 2019 Kennerspiel des Jahres for best connoisseur game of the year. Best suitable for ages 10 years and up.

Eggpicnic is a Canberra-based design studio devoted to wildlife conservation set up by designers and birders Camila De Gregorio and Christopher Macaluso. We produce fine art prints and public art to end wildlife extinction through education. Creating characters that tread a fine line between art and design, we aim to capture the beauty of the natural world with the hope of inspiring others to protect it. We actively support conservation programs within Australia with profits from our work donated to support scientific research.

One winner will receive a large “create your own flock” fine art print made just for you by the legends are eggpicnic! RRP $295.

Choose five of your favourite Aussie birds from Eggpicnic’s exhaustive list to create your own custom flock fine art print. Printed on 320gsm paper and measuring 100cm x 42cm.

Metalbird is the brainchild of industrial designer Phil Walters. Inspired by stencil street art, Metalbird is about capturing the simple beauty of our precious native Australian bird life and bringing a smile to people’s faces.

Whatever Metalbird’s pieces of garden art mean to you, it is the reason they do what they do. Gardens and plants are the heart of Australian homes, and they want their garden décor to add simple pieces of beauty, small comforts and moments of joy.

Four winners will receive either a Kookaburra, a Regent Honeyeater, or a brand-new design Mallee Emu-wren garden ornament by Metalbird

Wildlivescarves: When an experienced marketer teams with an award winning wildlife photographer, surprising things can happen.

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

One winner will receive a large Kookaburra print scarf from Wildlifescarves. RRP $165.

No matter how you choose to style it – as a scarf around your neck, as a shawl, as a wall hanging – this large digitally printed Kookaburra scarf will make a chic addition to your life. Made from a luxurious blend of 15% cashmere and 85% modal, this scarf measures at 1.7 x 1.05m.

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