BirdLife Australia has published the shortlisted finalists in the 2023 BirdLife Australia Photography Awards.

‘Have you heard the one about…’ by Franciscus Scheelings, shortlisted in the Bird Behaviour category. © Franciscus Scheelings.

This year’s competition attracted more than 6,000 entries from some of Australia’s best bird photographers. From these entries, the judges have shortlisted the top 68 photos. The winners in each category and overall winner will be announced in November. Click here to view the shortlisted images.