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Enjoy these bird photographs kindly sent to us. If you have an interesting bird (or other wildlife) photograph or drawing you would like featured here, please email or post to address on Contact Page. Many of the images below have been produced using the digiscoping method - if this is new to you, read our FAQ - "What is Digiscoping?" by Andy Bright, one of our regular contributors to this section.

We are now offering a small prize each month to the photographer of the picture that specially catches our eye - it doesn't have to be a technically great picture, (although it could!), but perhaps show some interesting behaviour. The prize will be awarded entirely at our discetion, and will vary. Potential sponsors, please contact us here!. This month, the prize (book on Bird Photography), is awarded to Dave Taylor for his picture of a Reed Bunting (see below).

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Reed Bunting Reed Bunting
© Dave Taylor
"I'm very new to birding, only starting in autumn this year with my 7 year old daughter. All of these birds are wild and free living. Taken near Birmingham using a Canon EOS 10D - NOT digiscoped." Previous Photo of the Month winner.
Marsh TitMarsh Tit
© Dave Taylor
Same details as left.
© Ricardo Guerreiro
Digiscoped with Swarovski AT80HD and Nikon 995, taken in Portugal. More of Ricardo's excellent photos on his website.
© Ash
Picture taken with Canon D60 with 300mm lens though a slightly grubby window!
© Margaret Barton
Snow BuntingSnow Bunting
© Steve Farmer
More of Steve's digiscoped images at;
© Marc Read
Little GrebeLittle Grebe
© Paul Derbyshire
Photographed in Dorset using Nikon Coolpix, Leica 770 apo with 30wa eyepiece.
Water RailWater Rail
© Dave Taylor
Same details as Reed Bunting above.
© Stephen Way
Taken on the Norfolk broads in August 2003 with a Sony mavica FD 95.

© Stuart Gold
See more of Stuart's bird photograhy at;

© Dave Kenyon
Taken with Olympus c750uz.
© Dave Kenyon
Taken with Olympus c750uz.
Bonelli's WarblerBonelli's Warbler
© Mick Wilson
Western Bonelli's Warbler
Spurn (Yorkshire)
30th September 2003

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