Shortlist Photographs Of The 2020 Bird Photographer Of The Year Competition

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Pavel Chekanov/Bird Photographer of the Year

The prestigious Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) announced the shortlist photographs of the 2020 BPOTY competition. This is the fifth year of this competition. There are five categories like Birds in the Environment, Birds in Flight, Bird Behaviour, Best Portrait, and Garden and Urban Birds. There are 15,000 images submitted by photographers from over 60 countries worldwide.

The winners will be announced on Saturday 22nd August when the awards presentation will also take place at The British Birdwatching Fair at Rutland Water.

More: Bird Photographer of the Year h/t: 121clicks

Golden Autumn Colours

Jari Peltomäki/Bird Photographer of the Year

Gentoo Penguin Rushes Ashore

Liz Cutting/Bird Photographer of the Year

Raider in the Storm

Renato Granieri/Bird Photographer of the Year

Great Egret

Guang Hua Chen/Bird Photographer of the Year

Sneezing Plover

Matthew Filosa/Bird Photographer of the Year

Plover Vs Worm

Matthew Filosa/Bird Photographer of the Year

Ivory Gull

Andy Rouse/Bird Photographer of the Year

Yellow Youngsters

Deliang Tong/Bird Photographer of the Year

Savannah Calling

Brad James/Bird Photographer of the Year

Pied Falconet

Gary Zeng/Bird Photographer of the Year

All the Fun of the Fair

Ben Andrew/Bird Photographer of the Year

The Third Wheel

Marco Valentini/Bird Photographer of the Year

Peek-a-boo

Joshua Galicki/Bird Photographer of the Year

Northern Gannet

Manuel Enrique González Carmona/Bird Photographer of the Year

Changing Diet

Barry Carter/Bird Photographer of the Year

Displaying

John Evans/Bird Photographer of the Year

Take-off

Vlado Pirsa/Bird Photographer of the Year

Spotted Owlet

Tomasz Szpila/Bird Photographer of the Year

Tongue in Cheek?

Matthew Filosa/Bird Photographer of the Year

Night Watch

Gideon Knight/Bird Photographer of the Year

Singing the Blues

Simon Roy/Bird Photographer of the Year

The Wave

Vittorio Ricci/Bird Photographer of the Year

Dipper behind the fall

Richard Packwood/Bird Photographer of the Year

Camouflage

Peter Bartholomew/Bird Photographer of the Year

Shoo!

Georgina Steytler/Bird Photographer of the Year

Heron Dance

Andreas Hemb/Bird Photographer of the Year

Oasis

Ali Kabas/Bird Photographer of the Year

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