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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #102

Here we have the top 25 Wild Bird Photographs for this week. Photographing birds can be especially challenging and we commend all the photographers on their amazing work in capturing these beautiful creatures, keep it up! If you would like to be considered for next week’s Top 25 you can submit photographs on the Facebook page wall with species, location and photographer as the caption. Have a look at our twitter (@wildbirdrev) and instagram (@wildbirdtrust) pages for more Wild Bird updates!

The Bar-tailed Godwit is known to take the longest non-stop flight in its migration from the Arctic to Eurasia and Australia. Photo by Jaidevsinh Rathod

 

The Black-rumped Flameback adapts well to urban areas. Photo by Amit Prasad

 

The Blue Rock Thrush is the national bird of the island Malta. Photo by Wasif Yaqeen

 

The Blue-fronted Redstart breeds in central China and the Himalayas. Photo by Sandipan Ghosh

 

The Blue-tailed Bee-eater is closely related to the Blue-cheeked Bee-eater. Photo by Rahul Chakraborty

 

The Crimson-rumped Toucanet is native to the rainforests of Venezuela and Ecuador. Photo by Suraj Ramamurthy

 

The Asian Emerald Dove spends much of its time on the ground, foraging. Photo by Pranesh Kodancha

 

The European Bee-eater seems to be extending its breeding range northwards into Great Britain, Finland and Sweden. Photo by Carlo Galliani

 

The Green-tailed Sunbird is native to the mountain forests of India and South-east Asia. Photo by Kanchan Kumar Basu

 

Himalayan Bulbuls are strongly territorial during breeding. Photo by Rajeev Tyagi

 

The timing of Indian Cormorant’s breeding is dependent on rainfall. Photo by Manoj Bind

 

Indian Rollers are known to feed along roadsides, as a result they often get killed by cars. Photo by Saikat Banik

 

This female Malabar Trogon is much duller than the male which has a crimson breast and black head. Photo by Zameerpasha Junaidi

 

Himalayan vultures are susceptible to poisoning by eating livestock which have been treated with the drug Diclofenac. Photo by Rajeev Tyagi

 

White eyes are a widespread group occurring in Africa, south-east Asia and Australian. This Oriental White eye is one of the Asian species. Photo by Vipek Tripathi

 

The Pied Avocet stopped breeding in Great Britain in 1840 but re-established a population in 1947. Photo by Irtiza Bukhari

 

The Atlantic Puffin returns to where it was hatched to breed. Photo by Antonis Tsaknakis

 

Purple Sunbirds feed mainly on nectar but will supplement their diet with insects. Photo by Achintya Das

 

The Red-headed Bunting breeds in central Asia and over-winters in India. Photo by Wasif Yaqeen

 

The Rüppell’s Vulture is listed as critically endangered, mainly due to poisoning. Photo by Vipin Sharma

 

The Spotted Owlet breeds between November and April. Photo by Saikat Banik

 

The Venezuelan Troupial is the national bird of Venezuela. Photo by Raymond De Jesús Asencio

 

The Ultramarine Flycatcher usually lays 4 eggs. Photo by Ram Vaidyanathan

 

The Spotted Owlet shows great variation in size. Photo by Irtiza Bukhari

 

The Wire-tailed Swallow (Hirundo smithii) is named after the Norwegian biologist Christen Smith. Photo by Palash Thakkar

Edited by Christie Craig, Campaign Manager

Our mission is to build a global community around the freedom and beauty of birds in the wild as ambassadors for the natural ecosystems that they depend upon. They are the music, decoration and character of every terrestrial habitat on the planet and have been around since the dinosaurs. They are the witnesses and ambassadors of the awesome power of nature. The wide availability of good, cheap optics has opened their world to us for the last few decades. Amazing, affordable DSLR cameras with long lenses are delivery brilliant digital bird imagery to online communities.

We are in a day-and-age during which more bird species are threatened with extinction than ever before. The Wild Birds! Revolution aims to publish the “Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week” to 1 million people every week by the end of the year. That is a revolution that will change the world! Join thousands of other weekend naturalists, photographers, birders, experts, hikers, nature-lovers, guides, scientists, conservationists and artists that share the thousands of wild bird photographs submitted to the Wild Bird Trust website and Facebook page. Thousands of wild bird enthusiasts are going out everyday to photograph our planet’s beautiful birdlife. Pick up your camera, fill your bird feeder, open your heart, and join the Wild Birds! Revolution!!

 

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #101

Comments

  1. Jan Day
    Bristol, UK
    September 2, 7:01 am

    Terrific close-ups by everyone. Appreciate info given too.

  2. Jaydevsinh Rathod
    Jamnagar
    August 31, 2:57 pm

    here this is the second time my image is selected.. feel great.. the first photo here of bar-tailed godwit is my click.. congratulations to other photographers too..

  3. Bidyut De
    Kolkata
    August 26, 5:52 am

    Great shots…

  4. Rkpai Pai
    Vittal Dk Karunakara 574243
    August 26, 1:42 am

    All are beautifully captured congratulations to Zameera pasha Zunidi and all

  5. Marie weiher
    Vernon BC. Canada
    August 25, 2:31 pm

    Thank you for posting such incredible photos!!

  6. Mrinmoy Ganguly
    INDIA, KOLKATA, GARIA
    August 25, 5:45 am

    All picture are just grate. Congratulation all of you who are takes the shoot. You are guys too lucky.