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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 Martin Best for his picture of Kestrels mating
(see below).

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Snow Bunting
© Raymond Stephen
An 1150m climb up a Scottish mountain was rewarded with this juvenile Snow Bunting which posed as close as 3 feet. Worth the climb!
Long-tailed TitLong-tailed Tit
© Ashley Beolens
Nice portrait of this very agile bird. See more photographs at Ashley's Bird Pics
© Martin Best
Excellent flight shot from Martin, taken in Kosova. See more of Martin's wildlife photos at:
© Sylvia Dunford
Taken through her kitchen window in Wakefield, Yorkshire.
© Dave Taylor
Lovely subtle colours in this bird which Dave photographed at Coombe Abbey.
© Bob Ball
Nicely captures the amazing agility of the Nuthatch.
© Peter Lewis
Peter photographed this bird in the Loire region of France.
© 'Tommy'
Little EgretLittle Egret
© Geoff Forster
Taken in Co Cork, Ireland.
Egyptian GooseEgyptian Goose
© Richard Tuson
Taken with a Nikon D70 in Richmond Park, London.
© Andrew Burton
Taken in Norfolk with an Oylmpus C750 with 1.7 tele extender.
Migrant HawkersMigrant Hawkers
© John Pover
Taken with a Canon EOS300D, just outside Lincoln.
Red AdmiralRed Admiral
© Geoff Forster
A visitor to his East Sussex garden.
Death's Head HawkmothDeath's Head Hawkmoth
© Nick Whelan
The pop art coloured larva of a Death's Head Hawkmoth found at Salthouse, Norfolk.

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