BPY 40: the BB Bird Photograph of the Year competition 2016

Bird Photograph of the Year 2016 Barn Owl Tyto alba and Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus, Guernsey, Channel Islands, September 2015. (Canon EOS 7D Mk 2, Canon 500 mm f4 Mk 2; 1/2000, f5.6, ISO 1600.) Tony Loaring

Second Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire, November 2015. (Canon EOS 7D Mk 2, Canon 300 mm f2.8 Mk 2 + Canon 1.4 Mk 3 convertor; 1/4000, f4, ISO 400.) Graham Catley

Third Common Raven Corvus corax, Glen Coe, Scotland, November 2015. (Canon EOS 5D Mk 2, Canon 24–105 mm zoom @ 90 mm; 1/500, f6.3, ISO 200.) Mark Hamblin

Fourth Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos, Mull, Argyll, February 2016. (Canon EOS 7D Mk 2, Canon 500 mm f4 + Canon 1.4 Mk 3 converter; 1/500, f5.6, ISO 1250.) Robert Snell

Fifth Puffins Fratercula arctica, Farne Islands, Northumberland, June 2015. (Nikon D7100, Nikkor 300 mm f2.8 AF-S + Nikon 1.4 TC-14E convertor; 1/400, f8, ISO 400.) Helen Brassington

Sixth Little Owl Athene noctua, Lancashire, June 2015. (Canon EOS 1DX, Canon 16–35 mm f2.8 zoom @ 16 mm; 1/3200, f8, ISO 800.) Austin Thomas

Seventh= Common Starlings Sturnus vulgaris, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, January 2015. (Canon EOS 1DX, Canon 16–35 mm f2.8 Mk 2 zoom @ 23mm; 1/2, f11, ISO 800.) Oliver Smart

Seventh= Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola, between Akrotiri and Phasouri, Cyprus, March 2015. (Canon EOS 7D Mk 2, Canon 500 mm f4 + Canon 1.4 Mk 2 convertor; 1/2000, f8, ISO 400.) George Reszeter

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