SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year unveils stunning wildlife images

SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year unveils winning wildlife photography
(Image credit: Feargal Quinn)

The Society of the International Nature and Wildlife Photographers have recently announced the winners of the SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2019 competition. Organized in support of the RSPB, this competition helps to showcase some of the best wildlife photography from around the world. 

With over 2,000 entries, the judges saw everything from bald eagles to peacocks - and everything in between. However, there could only be one winner. The wildlife photographer to scoop the top prize was Thomas Vijayan from Ontario, Canada. His image of a family of emperor penguins helped him win a collection of prizes worth over £1,145. 

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