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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #36

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Frogmouths, toucan barbets, blackbirds, merlins, violet-ears and birds-of-paradise… These names speak of the diversity of bird species around the world and the child-like fascination they cause in people. Binoculars and spotting scopes available to ordinary birders have advanced tremendously over the last 20 years. High-quality roof prism binoculars like Swarovski have HD optics and literally bring a small blur in a tree to 3D life. When previously you could see and identify the bird with your binoculars, now you stand their with tired arms in wonder at the spectacle playing out in front of you… Go out right now and see it for yourself!    

Join the Wild Bird Revolution today!! Be the first to introduce your friends, family and colleagues to the freedom and splendor of birds in the wild! Advances in digital photography have given us the opportunity to capture the beauty and freedom of birds in the wild like never before. Here are the “Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week” drawn from the thousands of photographs submitted to the Wild Bird Trust for consideration every week. Celebrate the freedom and splendor of birds in the wild with us and stimulate positive change by sharing how beautiful the birds of the world really are…

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logo-vectorPlease join the Wild Bird Trust page on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to receive all wild bird photo updates and news from our research and conservation projects in the field. Submit your own photos and become part of this important public awareness campaign to bring the magic of wild birds to the world. Prepare to be blown away every week… The Wild Bird Trust was founded in South Africa in August 2009 with the primary objective of keeping birds safe in the wild. The trust aims to encourage the use of flagship endangered bird species as “ecosystem ambassadors” in their indigenous habitat. The trust focusses on linking ordinary people with conservation action in the field through innovative marketing campaigns and brand development. Saving Africa’s birds is going to take a determined effort from all of us.

See last week “Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #35”: 
Steve Boyes has dedicated his life to conserving Africa's wilderness areas and the species that depend upon them. After having worked as a camp manager and wilderness guide in the Okavango Delta and doing his PhD field work on the little-known Meyer's Parrot, Steve took up a position as a Centre of Excellence Postdoctoral Fellow at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology. He has since been appointed the Scientific Director of the Wild Bird Trust and is a 2014 TED Fellow. His work takes him all over Africa, but his day-to-day activities are committed to South Africa's endemic and Critically Endangered Cape Parrot (Poicephalus robustus). Based in Hogsback Village in the Eastern Cape (South Africa), Steve runs the Cape Parrot Project, which aims to stimulate positive change for the species through high-quality research and community-based conservation action. When not in Hogsback, Steve can be found in the Okavango Delta where he explores remote areas of this wetland wilderness on "mokoros" or dug-out canoes to study endangered bird species in areas that are otherwise inaccessible. Steve is a 2013 National Geographic Emerging Explorer for his work in the Okavango Delta and on the Cape Parrot Project.
  • Samir

    Awesome

  • Priscilla Whitaker

    Fantastic photographs. I take photo’s of Great Blue Herons.
    Follow me on my website
    http://www.priscillawhitaker.com

  • khaled alkaabe

    I’m from lovers of wildlife conservation and preservation and, unfortunately, in the national Iraq Aaeugd laws to keep wild birds and migratory and many migratory birds Taatarz to catch during descent in lakes and land within Iraq and I invite you to give up and I hope that Ttwasalo me and thank Dzel.

  • Michael

    No Owls? Shame shame! Did you know… the Owl, is mentioned over a dozen times in the Holy Bible. Along with the Dove. Thanks for the beautiful pictures, I really enjoy looking at them in my monthly magazine; where I can cut them out ;-)) Nat Geo is the best!!!!

  • Dejan Savic

    Very nice pictures.

  • Teeda

    It’ amazing to see those photos.My home is like a small forest,so many birds come to stay here for the whole year.So I ‘ve got a chance to watch them.Unluckly I could not catch with camera.

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