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Young Masked Owl at the Raptor Refuge

The Raptor Refuge in southern Tasmania has a new resident – a Tasmanian Masked Owl! The young fella, named Bentley, will likely join his brother Monty as the face of the refuge and I had the great honour of meeting him just a few weeks ago. Resplendent in his fuzzy down feathers, he looked a...Read More

Tasmanian Masked Owl at the Raptor Refuge

This young Tasmanian masked owl is the newest resident at the Raptor Refuge in Tasmania. Named “Montgomery”, the 2 month old is growing daily into his adult form, and these images capture the last of his youthful “fluff” which is giving way to reveal the common colouring of the adult Masked Owl. As many of...Read More

Sea Eagle Release!

The Raptor Refuge released a young and fighting fit White Bellied Sea Eagle the other day. After being found a little dazed and confused but with no serious injuries this young eagle only needed a couple of days to regain his strength and be on his way. The Raptor Refuge is a non profit organisation...Read More

Raptor Photography Workshop

On Sunday August 2, I will be running a raptor photography workshop at the Raptor Refuge in southern Tasmania. The Raptor Refuge is a working refuge and rehabilitation centre for Tasmania’s magnificent raptors rather than a zoo or wildlife park and is therefore not open to the public on a regular basis. Support Raptor Conservation...Read More

Sea Eagle Release Bruny Island

Today I was privileged to photograph a White Bellied Sea Eagle release off Bruny Island. The event was the result of 9 weeks of hard work by Craig Webb, of the Raptor Refuge, who found the injured raptor near Cloudy Bay a couple of months ago. The nature of the 3 year old eagles injuries...Read More

Raptor Refuge Art & Photography Workshop

I will be presenting a workshop over 2 days with wildlife artist Katherine Cooper at the Raptor Refuge on the weekend of April 18 & 19, 2015. The Raptor Refuge is not open to the public so this is a very unique opportunity to spend an extended period of time here, meeting “Raptor Man” Craig...Read More

Raptor Reflections Art & Photography Workshop

Wildlife artist Katherine Cooper and I are presenting another edition of our “Raptor Reflections” art and photography workshop at Tasmania’s Raptor Refuge. The workshop is a very unique opportunity to see the inner workings of this working refuge for Tasmania’s endangered raptors. The refuge is not a wildlife park or zoo, and is only accessible...Read More

Raptor Workshop Wrap Up

The first ever “Raptor Reflections” Art and Photography Workshop has wrapped up with 8 very excited participants being introduced to some of Tasmania’s endangered raptors. Craig Webb was on hand to give us all a close up encounter with a Grey Goshawk, an Australian Hobby and a Brown Falcon. Other raptors such as Masked Owls...Read More

Tasmanian Raptor Refuge Postcards

I have just developed a range of Tasmanian Raptor Refuge postcards which are now available. Over the past few years I have photographed many rare and endangered raptors as they are being rehabilitated at the Raptor & Wildlife Refuge of Tasmania Inc. My photographs are used primarily in the Refuge’s annual calendar which is a...Read More

Raptor Refuge of Tasmania 2014 Calendar

The Raptor & Wildlife Refuge of Tasmania 2014 Calendar is now available! The calendar is a major fundraiser for the Raptor Refuge which does an amazing job caring for Tasmania’s endangered raptors. There are many significant challenges facing Tasmania’s magnificent raptors such as run ins with power lines or wind turbines or being hit by...Read More

Wedge Tailed Eagle Release, Tahune Airwalk

Craig Webb from the Wildlife & Raptor Refuge of Tasmania has released another Wedge Tailed Eagle. Around 4 years of age and in Craig’s care for 8 months it was great to see this wonderful eagle once again flying free, against the spectacular backdrop of Forestry Tasmania’s Tahune Airwalk. A few dozen people gathered as...Read More