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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 Karen Pover for her picture of a fat winter Robin!
(see below).

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Robin Robin
© Karen Pover
We liked the composition and lovely fat shape of this Robin.
Previous Photo of the Month winner.
Turnstone by Tony PrattTurnstone
© Tony Pratt
Dymchurch beach, Kent.
Shot with Nikon D70 + Sigma 70-300 zoom.
Long-tailed Tit by Karen PoverLong-tailed Tit
© Karen Pover
Another nice portrait. Karen is a recent convert to wildlife photography, having caught the bug from husband John, a regular contributor!
Water Rail by Brian McGeoughWater Rail
© Brian McGeough
Taken with canon 300D 400mm at Belvide in Staffordshire
Starlings by Kev LewisStarlings
© Kev Lewis
This wheeling flock of Starlings going to roost was photographed near Gloucester with a Canon 20D. See more of Kev's excellent bird photos at his Gallery site.
Great Crested GrebesGrest Crested Grebes
© James Deans
The Grebes with their stripey young were taken on the Norfolk broads in August.
Curlews by Eric HaswellCurlew
© Eric Haswell
Taken at Cresswell with a Nikon 4500 attached to Nikon ED82 Scope.
Waxwing by David StuckeyWaxwing
© David Stuckey
Many have had the opportunity to enjoy Waxwings this winter. These were part of a large flock in Stevenage, Herts.
Grey Heron by Les StowGrey Heron
© Les Stow
Bushy Park, Surrey during May 2004.
Marsh Tit by David PriceMarsh Tit
© David Price
Pennington Flash in Lancashire 2/02/05.
© David
Taken near Cookshoot Broad with a Canon EOS 20D, Sigma 150mm Macro Lens.
Grey Partridge by Dave TaylorGrey Partridge
© Dave Taylor
Canon EOS 10D.
Robin by John van WyheRobin
© John van Wyhe
" I was digging a post hole and he was hopping about in the pile of earth
hunting grubs and such".
Mandarin by Stewart PeaseMandarin
© Stewart Pease

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