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tasmanian raptors

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

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

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

Masked Owl Release at Tasmania’s Raptor Refuge

A few weeks ago I photographed Craig down at the Raptor and Wildlife Refuge of Tasmania Inc in southern Tasmania as he released a young female Masked Owl back into the wild. The evening started with a little suspicion on the Owl’s part regarding just what exactly Craig’s intentions were, and she kept a close eye on him – taking...Read More