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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.



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Tawny Owl by Stephen FryerPrevious Photo of the Month
Tawny Owl
© Steven Fryer
Perfectly composed portrait taken in Gateshead with Canon EOS 20D with 100-400mmm lens.
Robin by Philip JacquetRobin
© Philip Jacquet
Robins and Christmas just go together and we like this fluffed up portrait so much, we will send a little Christmas prezzie to Philip too.
Black-headed Gull by Stephen FryerBlack-headed Gull
© Stephen Fryer
'Catch of the Day' - great shot taken a Shibdon Pond, Gateshead.
Little Swift by Martin BestLittle Swift
© Martin Best
Martin loves the challenge of flight shots - they don't get much harder than swifts! This one was taken in Africa.
Whimbrel by Tony PrattWhimbrel
© Tony Pratt
Flight image captured at Dungeness, Kent with Nikon D70 with 80-288 lens.
Song Thrush by Ray GoodwinSong Thrush
© Ray Goodwin
A young bird, photographed with a Nikon D70.
Green Woodpecker by Jan HallGreen Woodpecker
© Jan Hall
The ground loving Green Woodpecker at Sandringham in Norfolk.
Snipe by Jan HallSnipe
© Jan Hall
Cley, Norfolk with a Nikon 8800.
Starling by AJ and CherylStarling
© AJ and Cheryl
A young bird almost moulted into adult plumage but retaining juvenile head feathers - giving a strange hooded appearance!
Starling by Philip AdkinsStarling
© Philip Adkins
Wonderfully 'shaggy' bird. Minolta Dynax7, Sigma 50-500mm lens with 1.4 extender.
Great Tit by John KearneyGreat Tit
© John Kearney
"Winters Coming" -  taken at Carburton, Nottinghamshire.
Rock Pipit by Rosemary SpoonerRock Pipit
© Rosemary Spooner
Meadfoot beach Torquay with a Konica Minolta Dimage Z6.

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