Celebrating bird photography from around the world

Promoting bird photography and the photographers behind the images is one of the primary aims of the Bird Photographer of the Year competition.

Here are some images from the “Bird Photographer of the Year 2019 Shortlist”

La Dama Blanca
White Stork – Ciconia ciconia. Stanislao Basileo, Italy.
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Common Guillemot – Uria aalge. Audun Lie Dahl, Norway.
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Rufous Hummingbird – Selasphorus rufus. Shane Kalyn, Canada.
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Whiskered Treeswift – Hemiprocne comata. Wang Bin, Singapore.
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Common Eider – Somateria mollissima. Thomas Hinsche, Germany.
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Celebrating bird photography from around the world
go to Bird Photographer of the Year website, home to the world-renowned photography competition and a growing community of wildlife photographers and conservationists. Marvel at some of the World’s best bird images, interact with innovative and established wildlife photographers, and help them support conservation.

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Brutus Östling on photographing birds with the EOS-1D X

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Canon Ambassador Brutus Östling is a wildlife photographer who specialises in bird photography. Although based in central Sweden he spends much of his time travelling the world photographing birds, both large and small, as well as working with local subjects in Sweden. Since having the EOS-1D X DSLR he has travelled to the US states of Florida and Alaska and has photographed a variety of subjects, including America’s iconic bald eagles. CPN spoke to Brutus Östling, after he had spent two months shooting constantly with the EOS-1D X, to discover his opinions on Canon’s flagship 18.1 Megapixel DSLR.