Stunning image of dancing pelican wins Bird Photographer of the Year

Bird Photographer of the Year announced! See the winning image here
'Dancing on Ice' by Caron Steele, shot on Lake Kerkini (Image credit: Caron Steele/ Bird Photographer of the Year)

The winners of the latest Bird Photographer of the Year competition have been announced, and let's just say that if you were hoping for some jaw-droppingly spectacular bird shots then you won't be disappointed. 

The well-deserved winning image (above) is of a Dalmatian Pelican taken at a frozen Lake Kerkini in Greece, entitled 'Dancing on Ice'. It was photographed by UK-based Caron Steele, who wins the top prize of £5,000 and the title 'Bird Photographer of the Year 2019'. 

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