1st Jens Eriksen (Sultanate of Oman): Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis (plate 51) 2nd Pekka Helo (Finland): Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis (plate 53) 3rd Bob Glover (Essex): Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus (plate 52) Junior (25 years and under) winner David Norton (Essex): Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus (plate 56).The general standard of entries continues to rise, and it was only as


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