Piping Plover chick lands latest bird photography award

SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2022
(Image credit: Sarah Keates)

The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers (SINWP) has just revealed the winners of its Bird Photographer of the Year 2022 competition, which is now in its fifth year. 

Run in aid of the RSPB, one of the UK's biggest nature conservation charities, the contest this year attracted over 1,500 photographs. The wildlife subjects included a menagerie of creatures and species – everything from kingfishers to puffins to peacocks.

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar, Space.com, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.