2009: Behaviour: Birds
Images must have an aesthetic appeal, a unique interest value and dramatic action.
Winner Opportunist snatch Rob PalmerView
Runner-up Leaping heron Thomas Peter PeschakView
Highly Commended Terns in a dive queue Paul SansomeView
Highly Commended Hunting harrier Marc SlootmaekersView
Highly Commended Azure-winged gathering Gertjan de ZoeteView
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