WINNING IMAGES 2018

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Judge: Keith Betton

Keith Betton will judge the Work of Northern Irelandsí Bird Photographers competition in 2018.

Keith is a media trainer, public relations consultant and writer.  His career has taken him all over the world and enabled him to enjoy his bird watching and photography on an incredible scale.  His world list is almost 8000 bird species in over 100 countries.    

He has a particular passion for Africa and the Middle East and has been the chairman of both the African Bird Club and the Ornithological Society of The Middle East.  Keith is also a keen supporter of the American Birding Association and has made over fifteen birding trips to the USA and Canada. 

At home, Keith is County Recorder for Hampshire and is Chairman of Hampshire Ornithological Society.  He has been a council member of both the RSPB and the BTO, and currently is Vice President of the latter.

 

Below, pictures of the winners being presented with their trophies.

 

James O'Neill

Winner & Portfolio Advanced

 

Lesley Barker

Winner Intermediate

 

John Parkinson

Portfolio Intermediate

 

 

Kevin Kirkham

Winner & Portfolio Beginner

 

Tony Dodds

Best Northern Ireland

 

 

Karl Martin

Winner Junior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


ADVANCED CATEGORY

WINNING IMAGE

Wrybill Plover

James O'Neill

SECOND

Great Crested Grebe

James O'Neill

THIRD/Best NI

Grey Heron

Anthony Dodds

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Woodcock

James O'Neill

COMMENDED

Black Guillimot

Ronald Surgenor

COMMENDED

Barn Swallow

Ian Dickey

COMMENDED

Merlin

Ian Dickey

COMMENDED

Green Backed Heron

Chris Millar

PORTFOLIO

Wrybill Plover

James O'Neill

PORTFOLIO

Woodcock

James O'Neill

PORTFOLIO

Waxwing

James O'Neill

PORTFOLIO

Barn Swallow

James O'Neill

PORTFOLIO

Little Grebe

James O'Neill

PORTFOLIO

Great Crested Grebe

James O'Neill

INTERMEDIATE CATEGORY

 

WINNING IMAGE

Kingfisher

Lesley Barker

SECOND

Sparrowhawk

John Parkinson

THIRD

Mute Swan

Steve Haydon

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Long Eared Owl

John Parkinson

COMMENDED

Long Eared Owl

Lesley Barker

COMMENDED

Dipper

John Parkinson

PORTFOLIO

Sparrowhawk

John Parkinson

PORTFOLIO

Long Eared Owl

John Parkinson

PORTFOLIO

Dipper

John Parkinson

BEGINNERS CATEGORY

WINNER

Coal Tit

Kevin Kirkham

SECOND

Shag

Adam Middleton

THIRD

Waxwing

Mervyn Campbell

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Pied Wagtail

Kevin Kirkham

COMMENDED

Purple Swamphen

Mervyn Campbell

COMMENDED

Robin

Eileen O'Rourke

PORTFOLIO

Crested Tit

Kevin Kirkham

PORTFOLIO

Coal Tit

Kevin Kirkham

PORTFOLIO

Pied Wagtail

Kevin Kirkham

JUNIOR CATEGORY

FIRST

Robin

Karl Martin

SECOND

Rufous Hummingbird

Carl Martin

THIRD

Sanderling

Karl Martin

 

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