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    Default Overall Grand Prize 2017 - Mike Poole

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    Congratulations Mike Poole!! Your image "Great Crested Chick - and Mum" is the 2017 BPN Image of the Year Grand Prize winner!!

    Your deserving winning image has earned you a Lifetime Membership to BPN, and a $200 credit in the Birds As Art online store!! Click on the link below to view the store:

    http://birdsasart-shop.com

    Well deserved, that is a fantastic image that all of us wish we had in our files.

    Congratulations to all of this year's category winners - 2017 was a great year - let's continue to have fun and create great images in 2018!!
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    Congratulations Mike! Well done and well deserved.

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    Congratulations Mike! This is a real beauty - and a well deserved win!!

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    Huge congratulations Mike on one heck of an image and on IOTY!!
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    Huge Congrats Mike! This was pick for the winner!
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    Errr - WOW! Thanks! Didn't see this coming at all!

    A big thanks to everyone involved here, both mods and members for all their help, tips and inspirations, long may it continue,

    Mike

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    Hi Mike, huge congrats on achieving overall IOTY. What a fine image.

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    Congrats on this one Mike -- this was the photo that made me really want to photograph these birds in NZ.

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    Congratulations Mike! Very well deserved!

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    Well done Mike it,s a great picture.

    Congrats Keith.

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    Congratulations! Great frame here look forward to seeing more this year.

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    Congratulations Mike! A well-deserved honor for a beautiful image!
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    Congrats on capturing this beautiful image and on winning overall image of the year.
    That image would make a great Print!!
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    Just a beautiful image Mike well deserving of the IOTY
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    Congrats Mike for this beautiful image
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    WOW Mike , that is an outstanding image , and very well deserved !! Loved it ! Many congratulations !

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    Warmest congratulations dear Mike

    Apologies for coming in so late, been away and without comms for three weeks. So happy to see your beautiful image won the great prize for 2017!!!
    Outstanding work Mike, very well done, I am so pleased for you

    Kind regards,
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    Sorry Mike, Congratulations, well deserved, I thought I had written my comment but i don't see it here, anyway, a very exceptional image, happy for you.

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