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The Birds

For images of birds of all kinds

Water Bird - Members Subject Challenge

This challenge closed about 3 years ago.

The Challenge

This is a challenge to choose your best image of a water bird

Judging / Voting Criteria

Choose the image that you like the best, considering composition and clarity. You may choose more than one.

Rewards & Prizes

Plaudits, Kudos and Back Slapping.
Also, Banner for Winner and a Top Ten Banner if there are more than 15 entrants.
IMPORTANT The winner will choose the subject for the next months challenge.

Additional Information

The image must be approved in the group prior to submission to challenge otherwise it will be removed without notice. The winner of the challenge will be requested to provide a challenge avatar for the next month challenge. In the case of Joint Winners up to 3 Joint winners will be accepted. If there are more than three the group the host will nominate the final three winners. The hosts decision is final.

Cover Image: White Eyed Duck (Aythya australis) by Steve Randall


The Top Ten

Mandarin Duck, Singapore. (2) by Ralph de Zilva

Mandarin Duck, Singapore. (2) by Ralph de Zilva was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 7 votes.

  • Unruffled Ruff by dilouise
  • Freedom of Flight by naturelover
  • Mandarin Drake by Linda Sparks
  • The Colors Of Photography ~ Part Seven by artisandelimage
  • REED CORMORANT by Raoul Madden
  • Do as I told you...( it's a tough job being a parent) by Alan Mattison
  • Landing!! by Macky
  • Jaunty Jabiru by peasticks
  • Crowning Glory by Jennifer Sumpton

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