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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.

PHOTO OF THE MONTH
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, is awarded to Craig Shaw
(see below).

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Puffins by Craig ShawPHOTO OF THE MONTH
Puffins
© Craig Shaw
Taken on the Farne Islands in June - digiscoped through a leica apo 77 scope and a nikon coolpix 4500.

Isabelline Shrike by Craig Shaw
Isabelline Shrike
© Craig Shaw
Same digiscoping equipment, this time at Cresswell ponds in Northumberland.
Canada Geese by Howard KeynesCanada Geese
© Howard Keynes
Arundel, West Sussex at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Centre using a Nikon D200 with Sigma 50/500 lens.

Black-headed Gulls by Howard KeynesBlack-headed Gulls
© Howard Keynes
Same place and equipment for another of Howard's pictures.

Black-headed Gull by Bob FurnessBlack-headed Gull
© Bob Furness
Willen Lake in Milton Keynes using a Nikon D80 with a Tamron 70-300mm.

Mallard by Bob FurnessMallard
© Bob Furness
Taken on the Ouse at Newport Pagnell using a Nikon D80 with a Tamron 70-300mm.

Robin by Andrew MerryRobin
© Andrew Merry
Nice wintry scene.
Kestrel by Carl WakefieldKestrel
© Carl Wakefield
Carl took this with a 300mm lens while walking his dog.
Nuthatch by Andy JonesNuthatch
© Andy Jones
Taken in garden, Holmfirth. West Yorkshire while lining up for an approach to the seed feeder. Canon 30D and 400mm lens.
Pied Wagtail by Rosemary SpoonerPied Wagtail
© Rosemary Spooner
Meadfoot beach, Torquay, teken with Kodak V610.
Red-breasted Merganser by Kenneth ChurcherRed-breasted Merganser
© Kenneth Churcher
Taken at Emsworth, Hampshire.
Starlings by Glen AllenbyStarlings
© Glen Allenby
Starling roost at Minsmere, Suffolk.

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