The International Wildbird Photographer competition
The annual competition organised jointly by Bird Watching magazine and Warehouse Express is now the award that all bird photographers – amateur and professional and from all parts of the globe – aspire to win. And it’s open to all…
The winner of each category will go forward to the Grand Final to decide who will be awarded the title of International Wildbird Photographer 2007 and the £1,500 cash prize from main sponsors Warehouse Express.
Category 1 – Sponsored by Canon
BIRDS IN BRITAIN
1st Prize: Canon 10x24L WP IS Binoculars worth £1,499
Category 2 – Sponsored by Nikon
BIRDS OF THE WORLD
1st Prize: Nikon D200 DSLR camera worth £1,099
Category 3 – Sponsored by Zeiss
BIRDS IN FLIGHT
1st Prize: Zeiss Victory FL 8×42 binoculars worth £1,055
Runner-up: £100Category 4 – Sponsored by Leica
1st Prize: Leica 8×32 BR binoculars worth £1099
Category 5 – Sponsored by Bushnell & Wildlife Watching
BIRDS IN THE LANDSCAPE
1st Prize: Wildlife Watching 4ft Dome Hide worth £189 plus Bushnell Discoverer 8×42 binoculars worth £529 plus Manfrotto 701RC2055V Tripod Kit worth £195
Category 6 – Sponsored by Opticron & Fuji
1st Prize: Fuji S9600 Digital Camera worth £329 plus Opticron Imagic SE 8×42 binoculars worth £399 plus Lowepro Vertex 200 Rucksack worth £165
Category 7 – Sponsored by Gitzo & Kata
BEST DIGISCOPED IMAGE
1st Prize: Gitzo 3540LS Tripod worth £549 plus Kata HB205 rucksack worth £189
Category 8 – Sponsored by Swarovski
1st Prize: Swarovski ATS65HD telescope plus 30xW eyepiece worth £1,390
- Each entrant may submit up to three images for each of the solo classes. Each entrant may enter the portfolio class once. The portfolio class requires three images. Entry to this year’s competition costs £20, regardless of how many categories you enter.
- All submitted photographs must have been taken in the three years prior to the closing date and the entrant should be sole author and copyright owner of each image.
- Only images of wild birds are eligible for entry. No captive birds. If protected species are the subject, entrants should submit copies of relevant permits from supervising agencies (ie: Natural England).
Other terms and rules are here.
Click Here for the official 2007 entry form. Completed forms and entries should be sent to:
Bird Watching Magazine
Peterborough PE2 6EA