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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 for a brief introduction, or Digiscoping:The Basics, by Richard Ford for a more detailed look at this fascinating activity.

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 discretion, and will vary. Potential sponsors, please contact us here!. This month, the prize (A stunning print by Magnus Carlsson), is awarded to Andrew Morris
(see below).

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Mute Swan by Andrew MorrisPHOTO OF THE MONTH
Mute Swan
© Andrew Morris
In flight at Doxey Marshes.
Chosen by guest judge, Magnus Carlsson of Taiga Vision.

Sparrowhawkby Andrew Morris
© Andrew Morris
Another excellent image from Andrew.
Blackbirds by John KinsellaBlackbirds
© John Kinsella
Taken using a budget tasco spotting scope and acer compact camera.

Barn Owl by David TaylorBarn Owl
© David Taylor
A wild, ringed bird resting while hunting.

Redwing by Craig ShawRedwing
© Craig Shaw
Lovely winter study - digiscoped with NIkon 4500 and Leica apo77.
Herring Gull by Rosemary SpoonerHerring Gull
© Rosemary Spooner
Taken at Totnes, Devon.
Shag by DafShag
© Daf
Nesting on cliffs at Rerwick, Tankerness in Orkney.
Pheasant by Ian BedfordPheasant
© Ian Bedford
A fine male bird at Martin Mere, Lancashire. Taken with a Canon Powershot G5 digital camera.
Little Egret by TessLittle Egret
© Tess
Taken at Hayle, Cornwall.
Jackdaw by KimJackdaw
© Kim
At Great Orme, North Wales.
Limpkin by Ruth BennettLimpkin
© Ruth Bennett
Taken at Myakka State Park, Florida. (The Limpkin is not found in Britain)
Emperor Dragonfly by Liz BarrettEmperor Dragonfly
© Liz Barrett
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