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Final Results from the Riverland BioQuest

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SIGHTINGS

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IDENTIFICATIONS

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SPECIES MAPPED

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Top Organisations (Identifications)

Top Spotters

1. Declan May
score 6,410

2. Myles
score 2,961

3. Mrmarbles
score 2,564

4. amos
score 2,414

5. Teresa
score 861

6. Melody B
score 799

7. Ethan
score 606

8. Jemma Ormsby
score 308

9. Aleisha
score 251

10. Ethan B
score 248

Top Identifiers

1. Declan May
score 1,833

2. Mrmarbles
score 1,072

3. amos
score 860

4. Myles
score 826

5. Teresa
score 744

6. Melody B
score 304

7. Ethan
score 92

8. Krisoula
score 73

9. Nick4838
score 71

10. Aleisha
score 64

Most Spotted

1. Magnoliophyta
 

2. australian pelican
 

3. Australasian Darter
 

4. Asterales
 

5. birds
 

6. beetles
 

7. Araneae
 

8. Australian Wood Duck
 

9. Western honey bee
 

10. Caryophyllales
 

Top Sightings

1. Ephippitytha
Declan May - score 504

2. Red-kneed Dotterel
amos - score 390

3. Red-necked Avocet
Myles - score 313

4. Black-tailed Native Hen
Declan May - score 311

5. Bluebonnet
Myles - score 302

6. Yellow-billed Spoonbill
Myles - score 232

7. Peregrine Falcon
Ethan - score 230

8. Shingleback Skink
Declan May - score 230

9. Red-kneed Dotterel
Declan May - score 230

10. Black-shouldered Kite
Declan May - score 228

 

Featured sightings


    Prizes

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    Champion Spotter

    Highest overall score for an individual based on sightings submitted.

    Prize: A Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 and a Go Micro mobile phone microscope lens attachment.

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    Declan May
    score: 6,410

    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: Pentax 8x40 S-Series SP Binocular and a Bresser Universal Smartphone Adapter (Connect your smartphone to binoculars for super impressive long range sightings).

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    Declan May
    score: 1,833
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    Prize winner: *
    Mrmarbles

    score: 1,072

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

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    Best Find

    Highest scoring individual sighting.

    Prize:  A Go Micro mobile phone microscope lens attachment and the book 'A NATURAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN BATS: Working the Night Shift', by Greg Richards and Les Hall. Principal photographer, Steve Parish; CSIRO Publishers.

      Image:  Ephippitytha  by Declan May  CC BY-NC

    Image: Ephippitytha by Declan May CC BY-NC

      Image:  Peregrine Falcon  (Falco peregrinus)   by Ethan  CC BY-NC

    Image: Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) by Ethan CC BY-NC

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    Declan May
    Ephippitytha
    score: 504
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    Prize winner: *
    Ethan

    Peregrine Falcon
    score: 230

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

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    Best Photo

    As judged by QuestaGame staff.

    Prize:  A Go Micro mobile phone microscope lens attachment and the book 'A NATURAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN BATS: Working the Night Shift.' 

      Image:  Galah  (  Eolophus roseicapillus)   by Mrmarbles  CC BY-NC

    Image: Galah (Eolophus roseicapillus) by Mrmarbles CC BY-NC

      Image:  Rakali  (Hydromys chrysogaster)   by amos  CC BY-NC

    Image: Rakali (Hydromys chrysogaster) by amos CC BY-NC

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    Mrmarbles
    Galah (Eolophus roseicapillus)
     
    Prize winner: *
    amos

    Rakali (Hydromys chrysogaster)

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

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    Active Adventurer Prize Draw

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

    Prize: A Go Micro mobile phone microscope lens attachment.

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    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.

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      • your sightings will contribute to biodiversity research.

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