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1.5x ranking points
Nick Hurst

Birds of Prey

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There’s something particularly fascinating about birds of prey. They are rarer finds than many common species, and often display a majesty, or an agility, that allows them to soar for hours in search of carrion, or deftly catch their next live meal. Our definition for this contest is taken from the ‘Bird of prey’ wikipedia page ( and includes species that primarily hunt and feed on vertebrates, including owls.

This Premium Contest is worth 1.5x the standard points towards your Leaderboard ranking. It’s Expert-judged AND crowd-rated, with your score from each combined. Find out more about ranking points here. Our Experts are some of the world’s finest photographers, who select the best images, and provide valuable feedback to help you improve.

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Entries closed
21 September 2021

21 September 2021 to 30 September 2021

Winners announced
30 September 2021

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