Pelagic Birds (birds living in open sea)

Created and judged by JimJohnston

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In this contest I would like to see your photos of true pelagic birds. Gulls are not considered to be true pelagic birds so I ask you not to submit photos of gulls in this contest. Pelagic birds are birds that live primarily on the ocean, only coming to land when breeding and raising their young. These birds include albatrosses, shearwaters, fulmars, gannets, petrels, auklets and related birds. Photographing these species most often requires going out to sea to be able to find the subject, unless you are fortunate enough to live on or near an island that hosts breeding colonies. Photos can be in colour or black and white. I look forward to seeing your images.

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Entries closed
18 September 2021

18 September 2021 to 25 September 2021

Winners announced
25 September 2021

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