Bird Photographer Of The Year 2023 Unveils Winged Wonders (20 Pics)

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In the 2023 Bird Photographer of the Year competition, judges reviewed over 20,000 global submissions, highlighting diverse avian behavior and habitats. Jack Zhi’s winning image captures a Peregrine Falcon attacking a Brown Pelican mid-flight.

Other notable images include Nicolas Reusens’ Glistening-green Tanager, Rafael Armada’s Sword-billed Hummingbird, and Henley Spiers’ underwater shot of a Blue-footed Booby. The 2024 contest is now open for entries on the organization’s website, and you can see some of this year’s winning photos in the gallery below.

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#1 Overall Winner and Bird Photographer of the Year 2023: ‘Grab the Bull by the Horns’’ by Jack Zhi

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#2 Best Portrait: ‘Glistening Green’ by Nicolas Reusens (Gold)

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#3 12-14 years: ‘Flowery Landing’ by Achintya Murthy (Bronze) 

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#4 Comedy Bird Photo: ‘No Way Out’ by Antonio Aguti (Gold)

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#5 15-17 years: ‘Blue Hour and Red Moon’ by Anton Trexier (Gold)

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#6 Birds in Flight: ‘Flying Sword’ by Rafael Armada (Gold)

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#7 Urban Birds: ‘A Moment of Prayer’ by Arto Leppänen (Gold)

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#8 Birds in the Environment: ‘Sunflower Paradise’ by Mateusz Piesiak (Gold)

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#9 Black and White: ‘Fascinating Droplet’ by Jason Moore (Gold)

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#10 Bird Behaviour: ‘Blue-footed Fishing Dive’ by Henley Spiers (Silver)

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#11 Birds in Flight: ‘Green Planet Flamingos’ by Paul Mckenzie (Silver)

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#12 Best Portrait: ‘Parenting Goals’ by Thomas Vijayan (Silver)

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#13 Comedy Bird Photo: ‘More Fish Please!’ by Levi Fitze (Silver)

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#14 Bird Behaviour: ‘A Mother’s Love’ by Qiuqing Mu (Bronze)

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#15 Black and White: ‘Morning Serenity’ by Cheng Kang (Bronze)

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#16 Best Portrait: ‘Coming Storm’ by Jake Levin (Bronze)

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#17 Highly Commended: ‘Alarm’ by Rafael Armada

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#18 Highly Commended: ‘Celebration’ by Alain Poirot

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#19 Highly Commended: ‘Hard Parenthood’ by Alvaro Cubero

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#20 Highly Commended: ‘Black Skimmer With a Fish’ by Marie R

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Saumya Ratan

Saumya is an explorer of all things beautiful, quirky, and heartwarming. With her knack for art, design, photography, fun trivia, and internet humor, she takes you on a journey through the lighter side of pop culture.

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