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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: August

Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme August. Birds are admired for their beauty and their ability to fly and most importantly birds are admired for the role they play in the ecosystem. ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Birding

Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme birding. Birds are admired for their beauty and their ability to fly and most importantly birds are admired for the role they play in the ecosystem. ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Seabirds

Seabirds have made numerous adaptations to living on and feeding in the sea. Species such as the wandering albatross, which forage over huge areas of sea, have a reduced capacity for powered flight and are dependent on a type of ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Passerines

Most passerines are smaller than typical members of other avian orders. The heaviest and altogether largest passerines are the Thick-billed Raven and the larger races of Common Raven. The foot of a passerine has three toes directed forward and one ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: March

Many bird species worldwide have been able to adapt to changing environments and habitats, thriving close to human settlements, many other species however have not been able to adapt. Those unable to adapt are negatively affected by habitat loss and ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Migration

In the Northern Hemisphere spring is underway and migratory species will be returning to warmer climates to begin breeding in areas where there is more food available. Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of migratory birds, your ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Interactions

In nature there are many types of interactions; mutualism where both organisms benefit, competition where both organisms may be negatively affected, commensalism where one benefits and the other is not affected, competition where each organism is affected negatively, and predation/...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: February

Birds as a group have great variety which makes for wonderful photographs. They are characterised by feathers, lightweight bones, and laying hard-shelled eggs. As a group they are very diverse appearing in varying shapes, sizes, and colours, and are distributed ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: January

A big thank you to everyone that participated in our photographic themes in 2018, we hope to see more of your photos, and new photographers throughout the coming year. All the best for birding in 2019. Thank you to all the photographers ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Favourite species

This year’s focus has been the Year of the Bird which marks 100 years since the passing of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, as part of this campaign we have had bird photo submissions from all over the world throughout ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Raptors 2

Raptors are carnivorous birds that are physically and behaviourally adapted to hunt their particular prey which ranges from fish, to lizards and snakes, to small mammals and birds. The adaptations this group of birds use include hooked bills, excellent binocular ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Feathers

Feathers vary widely in their shape and size and are one of the defining characteristics of birds. Feathers perform many functions for birds which include flight in most species, thermoregulation, waterproofing in marine species, and communication and camouflage via their ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Forest Birds

Forests are very productive ecosystems accounting for a third of the Earth’s primary productivity. This productivity, and their many layers from forest floor to canopy, make them a great habitat for many bird species across the globe. Worldwide however ...