Bird Competition UK 2018 Bird Photographer

Bird Competition UK 2018 Bird Photographer

As the name implies, this bird competition is held in England. Recently, the winners were announced.

So, stunning pictures of birds. Bad people do not exist here.

1. Pink spoonbill from the family of Ibis. Pink spoonbills prefer warm, sunny wet areas of Florida, especially the Everglades. They can be observed in the same area where alligators or cougars live, the prey of which they are also. (Photo by Petr Bambousek | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
2. Large seabird North gannet, distributed in the North Atlantic. (Photo by Petr Bambousek | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
3. Round-necked Phalarope. Inhabits the arctic regions of North America and Eurasia. For the winter migrates and, which is unusual for wading birds, hibernates on the shores of the tropical seas. (Photo by Saverio Gatto | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):4. Snipe – a small sized snipe about the size of a large mottled woodpecker. (Photo by Roelof Molenaar | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
5. Gray heron feeds exclusively on animal food. The basis of its diet is fish, but the heron eats also frogs, a variety of small mammals (for example, rodents up to a size of a gopher), reptiles, tadpoles, insects. (Photo by Ivan Sjogren | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
6. African ostrich – the largest of modern birds: up to 270 cm in height and weighing up to 156 kg. (Photo by Salvador Colvée | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
7. The name of the stone-candlestick is due to a special way of searching for food, which consists in turning stones and shells on the beach. The wingspan of this bird is about 50 cm. (Photo by Mario Suarez Porras | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
8. Hyacinth macaw is one of the largest species of parrots. It lives in the north-east, west and in the center of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. (Photo by Petr Bambousek | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
9. Crowned pigeon – a large bird of the pigeon family, inhabiting New Guinea and the adjacent islands. (Photo by David Easton | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
10. Dead ends live on the coasts of the Atlantic and Arctic oceans. They nest in holes in bird markets. The Russian name “dead end” comes from the word “stupid” and is associated with the massive, rounded shape of the bird’s beak. The Latin name Fratercula arctica means “arctic nuns”, and was given because the outwardly bird resembles a monk in a cassock. (Photo by Mario Suarez Porras | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
11. Large seabird is the northern gannet, distributed in the North Atlantic. Nests on steep rocky shores and islands of the North Atlantic. (Photo by Richard Shucksmith | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
12. The tern. (Photo by Petr Bambousek | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
13. A family of black water cutters. (Photo by Thomas Chadwick | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
14. Little White Heron. In Russia it nests in the steppe zone of the European part of the country – most often by estuaries of large rivers. (Photo by Sienna Anderson | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
15. Wren – a bird that inhabits America, Eurasia and North Africa. Outwardly it looks like a soft fluffy ball with a short tail lifted upright. (Photo by Roelof Molenaar | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
16. Barns are painted on top in a gray-greenish color. This bird has a white abdomen, red head, throat, chest and sides of the head. The males begin to sing early in the morning, opening the concert after the redstart-blackcock along with blackbird. In the evening they sing even at dusk. The song is ringing and is one of the most beautiful bird songs. (Photo by Nikos Bukas | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
17. Small spindle of the family snipe. The bird nests in the moist Arctic tundra and is distributed from the northern edge of the forest zone in Lapland through Eurasia to Western Alaska. (Photo by Mario Suarez Porras | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
18. The Australian gull is common on the coast, islands and large lakes of Australia, Tasmania and New Caledonia. (Photo by Kevin Sawford | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):
19. Adélie Penguin is one of the most common penguin species. Named French researcher Jules Dumont-Durville in honor of his wife Adele (Adélie). (Photo by Martin Grace | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):

20. And here is the winner of the bird contest UK 2018 Bird Photographer. This is a photo of red flamingos. (Photo by Pedro Jarque Krebs | 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year):

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