If you're looking for Victoria's bird emblem, you won't find it in Museum Victoria's Field Guide to Victorian Fauna app.
This is our best picture of a Helmeted Honeyeater. Do you have a better one?
Image: Nicole Kearney
Source: Museum Victoria
The app contains over 700 Victorian species, but the Helmeted Honeyeater isn't one of them. Why not? We don't have a picture of one.
Museum Victoria is almost ready to launch the MV Field Guide app on the Android network – we just need a few final images. Can you help?
If you have a photograph of any of the species below, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. If we like it, we'll give you a double pass for our museums and a $30 gift voucher for our museum shops. You'll also be credited as the image's photographer (and get your name in the MV Field Guide app).
- Helmeted Honeyeater Lichenostomus melanops cassidix
- Diamond Firetail Stagonopleura guttata
- Plains Wanderer Pedionomus torquatus
- Little Eagle Hieraaetus morphnoides
Haven't got the MV Field Guide app? Download it for free from the App Store. Android users, stay tuned – it's coming soon!
UPDATE: The Android version is now available from Google Play. Hooray!
Terms and conditions
To submit an image, you must be the copyright holder (or have permission from the copyright holder). Images should be provided at a size of 2048px along their longest edge (please do not send watermarked images).
By submitting a photograph you agree that, if your image is selected, Museum Victoria may publish and reproduce your photograph in Field Guide apps and associated projects. Museum Victoria will credit the photographer in every circumstance where the photo is used.
Museum Victoria passes and shop vouchers are valid at Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum and Scienceworks (for 12 months from the date the selected entries are announced). Travel, parking, accommodation and other expenses are the responsibility of the winners.
This competition is open to everyone. Competition closes 24/03/13 at 5pm EST. Photographs submitted after this date may be considered for future releases of the app, but will not be eligible for the prizes above. Winners will be contacted via email and announced on the MV Blog. Judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
MV's Conditions of Use policy applies.