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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 Nick Plumb for his picture of a berry eating Waxwing
(see below).

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© Nick Plumb
Nick found these birds feasting at Martelsham Heath, Suffolk, using a Nikon D70 and Sigma 400mm lens. See more of Nick's Waxwing photos - Waxwings.
© Dave Taylor
Lovely shot of this active little bird.
© Brian McGeough
Brian took this fine portrait at Ladywalk reserve, North Warwickshire using a Canon EOS 300D with 300mm lens.
Coal TitCoal Tit
© Bob Ball
Beautifully captures the soft colours of this bird, photographed in Derbyshire during November.
© Ken
Ken says he has just started digiscoping earlier this year. Taken at the aptly named Elegug Stack, Wales (elegug being Welsh for Guillemot).
© Ken
Another of Ken's digiscoped pictures taken at Elmley RSPB Reserve.
© Dave Gabbitas
Taken at Pennington Flash, Leigh.
© Laura Bimson
Taken through her kitchen window in Wakefield, Yorkshire.
© Gordon Wright
Taken with Canon EOS 300D, lens 75 to 300 canon zoom at Leighton Moss, Lancashire.
© Michael John Tickle
Taken with Lumichron digital camera in Michael's garden in Oldham.

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