• BPN Image of the Year 2019

      Hello fellow photographers! Here is a bit of good news during what has certainly been a bizarre year worldwide. The BPN Images of the year 2019 have finally been announced! Better late than never, so here they are:

      Overall "Grand Prize" and "Avian" winner is Gail Bisson's "Bare-throated Tiger-heron". What an awesome image, well deserving of the honor Gail!


      Other category winners are:

      Wildlife: Andreas Liedmann's "Hippo Display":


      Macro and Flora: John Mack's "Widow Skimmer":


      Landscapes, cityscapes and travel: Krishna Prasad Kotti's "Narrows":


      Please join us in congratulating 2019's winners by visiting the 2019 IOTY showcase forum here:
      http://www.birdphotographers.net/for...-The-Year-2019
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