Final results from The Buzzing Bonanza





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Special thanks to our dedicated experts, including, but not limited to, and not in any particular order:
Michael Batley, Dan Bickel, Brendon Cameron, Terry Houston, Tony Irwin, Michael Jefferies, Christine Lambkin, Gerard Pennards, Susanna Heideman and John Ascher!


Featured sightings

    Champion Spotter
    Highest overall score for an individual based on sightings submitted.

    Prize: One very cool T-shirt of your choice from Shirty Science.

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    overall score: 7016

    Champion Identifier
    Highest score from correct IDs provided by an individual (through the in-game QuestaLab or the QuestaGame's Bio-Expertise Engine) during the competition and until the time that all competition sightings have been verified.

    Prize: One awesome T-shirt of your choice from Shirty Science.

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    overall score: 682

    Champion Spotter - Best Find
    Highest scoring individual sighting.

    Prize: One fantastic T-shirt of your choice from Shirty Science.

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    Image:  Australiphthiria Evenhuis  by JanR  CC BY-NC

    Image: Australiphthiria Evenhuis by JanR CC BY-NC

    score: 600


    Champion Spotter - Best photo
    As judged by QuestaGame staff.

    Prize: One spectacular T-shirt of your choice from Shirty Science.

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    Winning image:

    Karen Retra
      Image:  Lipotriches  by   Karen Retra  ,  CC BY-NC

     Image: Lipotriches by Karen RetraCC BY-NC


    Active Adventurer Prize Draw
    One winner randomly drawn from all registered competitors who submit at least 9 sightings within the competition period.

    Prize: $50 online voucher for Biome.


    Main prize sponsor

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    QuestaGamers Griffin and Jasper share some tips that you might find handy on the Buzzing Bonanza BioQuest.


    BioQuesting with QuestaGame will empower you to experience, learn about, and protect the diversity of life on Earth. You'll be taken on an adventure into nature, where you'll see the life around you in a whole new light.

    • experience nature on real outdoor adventures.

    • learn secrets of the life around you with expert feedback on all your sightings.

    • help protect the environment 

      • your sightings will contribute to biodiversity research.

      • your entry fee will help support QuestaGame's environmental partners (learn how).


    QuestaGame members receive free entry to all BioQuests.

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