British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

The results are in for the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017 and the photographs are amazing. They almost make me want to retire my camera, but not quite!

The closing date for the award competition was June 3rd and categories included:  Animal Portraits, Animal Behaviour, Urban Wildlife, Botanical Britain, British Nature in Black and White, Urban Wildlife, Habitat, Wild Woods, and Close to Nature among several others.

Daniel Trim‘s photograph “Heathrow Roostings” Heathrow Terminal 5, London, England took the top cash prize of £5000.

“Heathrow Roostings” Heathrow Terminal 5, London, England took the top cash prize. Photo Credit: Daniel Trim.

British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

Here are the winners and their photographs for the following categories. Each name is linked to that photographer’s portfolio website. Enjoy!

Animal Behavior

Winner: Andrew Parkinson

“Crespuscular contentment” Derbyshire, UK. Image Credit: Andrew Parkinson.

Animal Portraits

Winner: Melvin Redeker

“Natural beauty” Isle of Noss on Shetland (Scotland). Image Credit: Melvin Redeker.


Winner: Ben Hall

“Wren on frost-encrusted fern” Dunham Massey, Cheshire. Image Credit: Ben Hall.

Special Mention

Here is my personal over all favorite from the special mentions in the category animal portraits by Ben Andrew.

“Peering out of the Darkness” Bedfordshire, England. Image Credit: Ben Andrew.

View the rest of the incredible British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017 submissions at Please visit the individual photographers’ websites for more information on how to buy prints, follow them on social media, and support their work!

The 2018 competition opens February 2018.

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