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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, or Digiscoping:The Basics, by Richard Ford, both 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 (The Birdwatcher's Companion), is awarded to John Pover for his picture of a Reed Bunting
(see below).

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Reed Bunting
© John Pover
A nice study of a female, taken by the river Witham in Lincolnshire.
Greenfinch by Pat CondonGreenfinch
© Pat Condon
In Pat's garden taken with a Fuji S5500.
Cormorant by Richard TusonCormorant
© Richard Tuson
Grand Union Canal, Greenford Middx.
Spotted Flycatcher by Russell HayesSpotted Flycatcher
© Russell Hayes
Bardney, Lincolnshire.
Leica APO 77 & Coolpix 4500
Blackcap by Mike RiceBlackcap
© Mike Rice
This male bird taken in Mike's garden in east Devon.
Wren by Don DavisWren
© Don Davis
Taken through the patio door.
Common Tern by Eric HaswellCommon Tern
© Eric Haswell
Farne Islands
Nikon 4500 with 3x lens.
Puffin by Eric HaswellPuffin
© Eric Haswell
Farne Islands
Nikon 4500 with 3x lens.
Yellowhammer by Philip JacquetYellowhammer
© Philip Jacquet
Pulborough Brooks, Sussex
Canon 300mm +1.4 converter fitted to a Canon 10D.
Starling by Dave TaylorStarling
© Dave Taylor
Nice close portrait.
Short-toed Eagle by Amnonn HahhnShort-toed Eagle
© Amnonn Hahhn
Catching a snake. Taken in Israel, spring 2005.
Long-tailed Tits by Kevin PetersonLong-tailed Tits
© Kevin Peterson
Ringland near Norwich.
Coots by Greg TappendenCoot with chick
© Greg Tappenden
Taken with EOS300D + Sigma 50-500mm.
Whitethroat by Roy LevettWhitethroat
© Roy Levett
Essex Wildlife Trust, Dunton, Essex.
Canon 300D with Canon 100-400mm.
Collared Dove by Christine DonnellyCollared Dove
© Christine Donnelly
Enjoying a bath in Chistine's garden. Taken with a Canon Powershot S1 IS.
Linnet by Lynn GouldLinnet
© Lynn Gould
Rye nature reserve, East Sussex with a Canon 300 D and Sigma 170-500mm lens.

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