Birds are some of the various teams of animals on the planet. Yearly, this variety is widely known by the passionate folks on the Chicken Photographer of the Yr, of their annual images awards.
Chicken Photographer of the Yr is a world photographic competitors, open to amateurs and professionals of all ages and talents. This yr, over 20,000 pictures have been submitted, showcasing an unbelievable number of birds from world wide. In our gallery we’ve highlighted our favourites from the winners and runners-up, together with many spectacular pictures from youthful photographers.
For extra details about the competitors, and to discover extra pictures, fly over to the official Chicken Photographer of the Yr web site.
General winner – Rock ptarmigan flight
Gold award for consideration to element – Sleeping magnificence
Bronze award for birds in flight – Schalow’s turac
Silver award for birds within the atmosphere – Kaleidoscope
Gold award for finest portrait – Strut performer
Bronze award for finest portrait – The doting couple
Gold award for black and white – Between two worlds
Gold award for city birds – Over the town
Younger fowl photographer of the yr winner – Going through the storm
Silver award for consideration to element – Loopy
Gold award for 9 to 13 years – Droplets
Bronze award for 9 to 13 years – Hop, skip and leap
Gold award for fowl behaviour – Duelling on the lek
Silver award for 14 to 17 years – Pied avocet chick
Gold award for birds in flight – Silo mural
Extra pictures from Science Focus:
Bronze award for birds within the atmosphere – Free as a fowl
Silver award winner for finest portrait – Puffin love
Silver award for fowl behaviour – Guillemot swimmers
Bronze award for city birds – The owlet and the dump
Silver award for birds in flight – Starling at evening
Bronze award for fowl behaviour – Waxwing silhouette
Bronze award for 14 to 17 years – Sundown
Silver award for black and white – The guardian of Mordor
Silver award for city birds – Gonzo
Silver award for 9 to 13 phrases – Shadows
Gold award for 8 years and below – Hoot are you?
Bronze award for consideration to element – Beads of diamonds