Bird Photographer of The year

Announcing the Winner of the BPOTY 2020 Documentary Award

With no Birdfair this year, the team are working on other ways of celebrating and announcing the winners of this year’s competition. We thought we would start with an early announcement of the winner of our first Conservation Documentary Award. Congratulations go to Nick Upton from the UK for his amazing entry documenting the decline in the UK Swift population and the efforts of local conservation groups to halt the decline. As Swifts are currently arriving back in the UK to breed, what better time to share Nick’s story. Visit the web page for all the photos and the full story, plus a video message from Mark Carwardine. Nick also shares a video message detailing how he took the winning shots, a video that includes footage of nesting Swifts that will will not want to miss!

Nick Upton (c)