Slideshow: A bewildered roadrunner on the US—Mexico border took hom the grand prize on this yr’s Fowl Photographer of the 12 months competitors: Digital Images Evaluate


Winners of the 2021 Fowl Photographer of the 12 months awards have been introduced right now. Over 22,000 pictures have been submitted from across the globe. Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto took residence the £5,000 grand prize for his picture of a roadrunner standing subsequent to the three,000km-long US–Mexico border.

‘The border wall crosses deserts, mountains, and even mangroves. It’s not simply desert, and is in truth very biodiverse with greater than 1,500 animal and vegetation species threatened by the wall,’ says Prieto. ‘I’ve watched many alternative animals attain the wall earlier than turning round and heading again.’

The Fowl Photographer of the 12 months awards additionally provides again. The group donated £8,000 to Birds on the Brink. They fund grass-roots hen conservation initiatives all over the world. All 2021 winners may be seen on the competitors’s principal web site.


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