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British Trust for Ornithology

The BTO is an independent charitable research institute combining professional and citizen science aimed at using evidence of change in wildlife populations, particularly birds, to inform the public, opinion-formers and environmental policy- and decision-makers.

Swarovski Optik

Brings people closer to the preciousness of the moment and shares with them the joy of observing and the fascination for the beautiful and hidden.


The world’s largest stock photo collection with over 60 million high quality stock images, vectors and videos.

Nature Photographers

A specialist photolibrary run by renowned professional photographers and natural history experts.


The specialist online platform for photo contests and awards, with a global community of great photographers.

Country Innovation

Offering a full range of outdoor products. All perfect for birdwatching, outdoor photography or hiking.

Cameron Bespolka Trust

Creating opportunities for young birders to pursue their passion in memory of Cameron Bespolka.

Digital Photographer Magazine

For photographers who want to be inspired, learn new skills and potentially make money from their photos.

William Collins

William Collins publishes some of the best non-fiction books being produced today and have the longest-running and most prestigious natural history list in the English language.

Bird Watching Magazine

Bird Watching is the UK’s best-selling bird magazine and is for anyone with an interest in wild birds.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Lutra Wildlife and Wilderness

A Vancouver Island based ecotourism company offering a variety of guided Wildlife, Natural History and Photographic tours around the world.

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