Due to Covid-19, we were not able to meet in person to display and vote for the photos. Instead, they were shown and voted on during our August online meeting. The standard of entries was, once again, very high so a big Well Done to all the members who entered.
The categories, with winning entries, were:
Birds in Britain: 1st. Len Walker — I only have eyes for Twoo; 2nd. Rob Cooke — Water Rail; 3rd. Malcolm Toyer — Blue Tit.
Beasts and Beasties in Britain: 1st. Andrew Kingston – Comma Butterfly; 2nd. Mike Grimshaw – Red Squirrel; 3rd. Andrew Kingston – Red Admiral on Verbena.
Flowers, Plants and Fungi in Britain: 1st. Andrew Kingston - Waxcap Fungus; 2nd. Andrew Kingston – Milkcap Fungus; Joint 3rd. Mike Grimshaw – Devil’s foot fungi and Penny Blake - Razor strop.
Landscapes of Britain: 1st. Rob Cooke – River Wey; 2nd. Malcolm Toyer - Afternoon Sun; 3rd. Roger Forder – On Pobull Fhinn.
Wild World: 1st. Margo Scott – Nazca Booby; 2nd. Mike Harrison – Toucanet; Joint 3rd. Penny Blake – Swallowtail Butterfly and Mike Harrison - Green Iguana.
The Koniotes Award (in memory of Philip Koniotes) was won by Len Walker for ‘I only have eyes for Twoo’. Joint second came Malcolm Toyer's Blue Tit, and Diana Forder’s – 'Lunchtime Mum'.
Below are the winning entries: