A Big Year

Challenge series hosted by gidgetto. Challenges start on Sundays.
To capture as many birds as possible and display them as amazing photographs
Finished (75 challenges)
Entries: 55
Winners announced: 19th August, 2018 GMT
Winner: Osprey
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 12th August, 2018 GMT
Winner: Osprey
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 70
Winners announced: 5th August, 2018 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 29th July, 2018 GMT
Winner: Getting warmth in Winter
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 78
Winners announced: 22nd July, 2018 GMT
Winner: Great blue heron with a sculpin
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 70
Winners announced: 15th July, 2018 GMT
Winner: Tree Swallow hunting
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 8th July, 2018 GMT
Winner: 7U3A9024 d
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 71
Winners announced: 1st July, 2018 GMT
Winner: Close Formation
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 57
Winners announced: 24th June, 2018 GMT
Winner: -----the GREAT EGRET-----
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 57
Winners announced: 17th June, 2018 GMT
Winner: Toucan
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 10th June, 2018 GMT
Winner: Mating bee-eaters
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 76
Winners announced: 3rd June, 2018 GMT
Winner: no winner
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 27th May, 2018 GMT
Winner: Bringing Home the Bacon
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 88
Winners announced: 20th May, 2018 GMT
Winner: Anna Hummingbird Feeding Young
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 83
Winners announced: 13th May, 2018 GMT
Winner: Anna's about to refresh
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 87
Winners announced: 6th May, 2018 GMT
Winner: Nankeen Night Heron in the rain
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 65
Winners announced: 29th April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Osprey on the River
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 61
Winners announced: 22nd April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Young Red tailed hawk
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 74
Winners announced: 15th April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Great Crested Grebe
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 67
Winners announced: 8th April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Let's Dance
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 1st April, 2018 GMT
Winner: The Red Baron
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 56
Winners announced: 25th March, 2018 GMT
Winner: Run Fox Run
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 68
Winners announced: 18th March, 2018 GMT
Winner: ABD_9819 Bald Eagle
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 11th March, 2018 GMT
Winner: no winner
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 56
Winners announced: 4th March, 2018 GMT
Winner: Short Eared Owl
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 79
Winners announced: 25th February, 2018 GMT
Winner: Anna's Hummingbird in flight
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 18th February, 2018 GMT
Winner: Dalmatian pelican
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 11th February, 2018 GMT
Winner: Pied Cormorant
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 4th February, 2018 GMT
Winner: Little Pied Cormorant
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding. (
Entries: 62
Winners announced: 28th January, 2018 GMT
Winner: Pelican Breakfast
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding. (p.s. This will be the first challenge for 2018 birds)
Entries: 81
Winners announced: 21st January, 2018 GMT
Winner: Honey, I'm Home!!
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding. (p.s. This will be the last challenge for 2017 birds)
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 14th January, 2018 GMT
Winner: Ruby throated hummingbird
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 92
Winners announced: 7th January, 2018 GMT
Winner: Welcome swallow
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 80
Winners announced: 31st December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Western Grebe
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 82
Winners announced: 24th December, 2017 GMT
Winner: A Foraging Pied Kingfisher
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 97
Winners announced: 17th December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Graceful Oversight
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 97
Winners announced: 10th December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Hummingbird Stretching
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 3rd December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Common Kingfisher Has Caught It!
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 95
Winners announced: 26th November, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 19th November, 2017 GMT
Winner: Heron with fish
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 83
Winners announced: 12th November, 2017 GMT
Winner: Young-Spoonbill-Taking-a-Bath
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 5th November, 2017 GMT
Winner: Mating Great Blue Herons
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 94
Winners announced: 29th October, 2017 GMT
Winner: Heron and Friend
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 84
Winners announced: 22nd October, 2017 GMT
Winner: Cardinal, Male
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 15th October, 2017 GMT
Winner: Hummingbird in Flight
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 8th October, 2017 GMT
Winner: Double-crested cormorant tossing a catfish
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 79
Winners announced: 1st October, 2017 GMT
Winner: European Greenfinch fighting
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 96
Winners announced: 24th September, 2017 GMT
Winner: heron and fish
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 17th September, 2017 GMT
Winner: The Transfer
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 82
Winners announced: 13th August, 2017 GMT
Winner: 20170720_100548_0015__DSC9080
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 94
Winners announced: 6th August, 2017 GMT
Winner: Mallard Duckling
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 30th July, 2017 GMT
Winner: cormorant_with_eel
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 94
Winners announced: 23rd July, 2017 GMT
Winner: Nectar Dancing
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 16th July, 2017 GMT
Winner: Least terns
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 9th July, 2017 GMT
Winner: hum1
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 25th June, 2017 GMT
Winner: Yellow Warbler
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 92
Winners announced: 18th June, 2017 GMT
Winner: Peregrine falcon
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 86
Winners announced: 11th June, 2017 GMT
Winner: A bee-eater couple
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 97
Winners announced: 4th June, 2017 GMT
Winner: Miiine!
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 97
Winners announced: 28th May, 2017 GMT
Winner: European bee-eaters
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 21st May, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 95
Winners announced: 14th May, 2017 GMT
Winner: Harrier with Vole
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 7th May, 2017 GMT
Winner: Haliaeetus albicilla
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 30th April, 2017 GMT
Winner: Northern water thrush
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 84
Winners announced: 23rd April, 2017 GMT
Winner: Egret
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 89
Winners announced: 16th April, 2017 GMT
Winner: Great Crested Grebe family
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 88
Winners announced: 9th April, 2017 GMT
Winner: The Great Blue Heron
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 93
Winners announced: 2nd April, 2017 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 86
Winners announced: 26th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: Hummingbird and Bee
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 91
Winners announced: 19th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: White-necked Jacobin
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 79
Winners announced: 12th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: Great Blue Heron
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 82
Winners announced: 5th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: Burrowing Owl
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 92
Winners announced: 26th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: Tern with Catch
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
Entries: 92
Winners announced: 19th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: Rufous Hummingbird
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Entries: 91
Winners announced: 12th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: Dad and the Kids
Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.