Summer photo competition 2017: winners announced

It’s been another fabulous photo competition with so many pictures to look through, and it’s no understatement to say it’s been tough picking the winners, but we finally managed to put together our top three. Plus, there were so many extra entrants, we’ve put together a collection of everyone’s favourite extras. Please enjoy.

For the winners, we hope your birds enjoy their food.

2nd place image - Steve Banner

1st place

Steve Banner

3rd place image - Unnamed entrant

2nd place

Paul Heneke

1st place image - Angela Cresswell

3rd place

Angela Cresswell

Other favourites

Blackbird, by Angela Allen

Blue tit, by Malcolm Straker

Goldfinch, by Jennie McLean

Great spotted woodpecker, by Malcolm Howard

Great tit, by Nanthini Santhiapillai

Kingfisher, by Jay Beirne