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Photo Of A Roadrunner Blocked By The The U.S. Border Wins The Title Of Best Bird Photo Of 2021

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Bird Photographer of the Year, or BPOTY for short, is an annual bird photography competition where photographers from all over the world submit their best avian images. This year, the organizers received over 22,000 submissions, and have just announced the winning photographs.

This year, the title of Bird Photographer of the Year 2021, as well as the Gold Award in the Birds in the Environment category, went to photographer Alejandro Prieto for his photograph titled “Blocked”. According to the organizers, the photo, showing a roadrunner standing in front of the border separating the U.S. and Mexico, tells “an important story of habitat fragmentation, and how structures such as the border wall can prevent wildlife from migrating and moving into other areas.”

Check out the winning photo as well as the winners of other categories in the gallery below!

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‘Blocked’ by Alejandro Prieto. Overall Winner and Bird Photographer of the Year 2021

Image source: BPOTY

‘Morning Lek’ by Levi Fitze. Young Bird Photographer of the Year 2021

Image source: BPOTY

‘Disappearing’ by Rafael Armada. Attention to Detail, Gold

Image source: BPOTY

‘Floral Bathtub’ by Mousam Ray. Bird Behaviour, Gold

Image source: BPOTY

‘Underwater Portrait’ by Felipe Foncueva. Best Portrait, Gold

Image source: BPOTY

‘Thirsty’ by Tzahi Finkelstein. Birds in Flight, Gold

Image source: BPOTY

‘Dipper on Shopping Trolley’ by Terry Whittaker. Urban Birds, Gold

Image source: BPOTY

‘Chinstrap Penguin’ by Renato Granieri. Black and White, Gold

Image source: BPOTY

‘In the Woodland’ by Andrés L. Domínguez Blanco. 9-13 years, Gold

Image source: BPOTY

‘Sprats and Bread’ by Ruediger Schulz. Creative Imagery, Gold

Image source: BPOTY

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