Sneak peek: This year’s Bird Photographer of the Year finalists

One of the most prestigious bird photography competitions in the world— the Bird Photographer of the Year award—recently closed its 2022 contest. While we eagerly await the winners, the field has been narrowed down to group of impressive finalists.

Now in its 7th year, the competition received more than 20,000 entries from 115 countries. Stay tuned to see the winners are announced in September!

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Here are the best bird photos of the year from around the world

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