Final results from the Ecofest bioQuest




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Image:  Gilled Fungi  (  Agaricales)   by Luke  CC BY-NC

Image: Gilled Fungi (Agaricales) by Luke CC BY-NC

Image:  Grasshoppers, crickets, and katydids  (  Orthoptera  )   by Luke  CC BY-NC

Image: Grasshoppers, crickets, and katydids (Orthoptera) by Luke CC BY-NC

Image:  lemon migrant  (Catopsilia pomona)   by Sidney  CC BY-NC

Image: lemon migrant (Catopsilia pomona) by Sidney CC BY-NC

Image:  Laughing Kookaburra  (Dacelo novaeguineae)   by Sidney  CC BY-NC

Image: Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) by Sidney CC BY-NC

Image:  Western honey bee  (Apis mellifera)   by Megs  CC BY-NC

Image: Western honey bee (Apis mellifera) by Megs CC BY-NC

Image:  Butterflies and moths  (Lepidoptera)   by Luke  CC BY-NC

Image: Butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera) by Luke CC BY-NC

Image:  mayflies  (Ephemeroptera)   by beach  CC BY-NC

Image: mayflies (Ephemeroptera) by beach CC BY-NC

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    Champion Spotter

    Highest overall score for an individual based on sightings submitted.

    Prize: AU$45 Amazon gift voucher

    score: 2,899

    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: AU$45 Amazon gift voucher

    score: 703
    Prize winner: *
    Rebecca Barnett

    score: 54

    * Note: As the Champion Spotter has already won a category, the prize has been awarded to a runner-up player as per Ecofest BioQuest prizes rules.


    Best Find

    Highest scoring individual sighting.

    Prize:  AU$45 Amazon gift voucher

    Brown Quail
    score: 352
    Prize winner: *

    score: 77

    * Note: There were mutiple players with the username Luke - the correct winner will be notified.
    As the Best Find has already won a category, the prize has been awarded to a runner-up player as per Ecofest BioQuest prizes rules.


    Active Adventurer Prize Draw

    One QuestaGamer who has submitted at least 3 eligible sightings within the competition period, drawn at random.

    Prize: AU$45 Amazon gift voucher


    Prize sponsor


    Know your bats from your birds, or your beetles from your bugs?

    That's great! Then why not identify sightings through the Bio-Expertise Engine? You'll be helping budding naturalists learn, and ensuring high quality data for research (see QuestaGame's data on You'll could even win the Champion Identifier prize!

    And why not choose a local Gladstone environmental group as your cause through our Pays to Know Nature Fund? You'll be earning them rewards for each correct ID you provide.

    QuestaGame's conservation partners:

    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 correct IDs will help support QuestaGame's environmental partners (learn how).

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