Weekly Challenge of Bird Photography


Earlier I shared an amazing bunch of photos of birds. Here’s a couple more for you:


By Susan


By Farrukh

Weekly photography challenge – bird photography

Now it’s your turn to go photograph some of our fine feathered friends, the birds. Keep in mind you don’t need to go farther than your own backyard to find birds, or the nearest park. If flying ones are too fast, how about a chicken? Visit a local farm to photograph some barnyard fowl.

Need some help with bird photography tips?

A few more bird images to get you started:


By nigel

Howard Ignatius

By Howard Ignatius

Doug Brown

By Doug Brown


By davejdoe

Share your bird photography

Simply upload your shot into the comment field (look for the little camera icon in the Disqus comments section as pictured below) and they’ll get embedded for us all to see or if you’d prefer upload them to your favourite photo sharing site and leave the link to them. Show me your best images in this week’s challenge.

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Darlene Hildebrandt is the Managing Editor of dPS. She is also an educator who teaches aspiring amateurs and hobbyists how to improve their skills through articles, online photography classes, and travel tours. Get her free ebook 10 Photography Challenges to help you take better pictures or join a photo tour to some exotic places.

  • AngieMA

    Ferruginous Hawk, during the Birds of Prey demonstration @ African Lion Safari in Hamilton, Ontario CAN.

  • Claire Kireta Baughn

    Reminds me of roasted marshmallows. 🙂

  • Dorinda

    An Eastern Blue Bird sprinkler system!

  • Dorinda

    Sorry the photo didn’t load the first time.
    Eastern Blue Bird sprinkler system!

  • tjeerd

    thats quite a lateral association! But indeed, the colours point that way. Or maybe there was a marsmallow roasting in the past in your life on the beach at that location, there is a very famous beach restaurant nearby, on the beach in the sand, where things like roasting marsmallows could well happen…..

  • Guest

    I love the vibrant colors…..just wish I got the full body shot. Still learning!

  • PG

    I love the color of this peacock. My pic isn’t loading!?!

  • Guest

    Hi, this seagull seems to be flying away with a bite in his mouth…

  • Hi, this is a seagull flying away with a bite in his mouth. Hope you like it.

  • Hummingbirds at my feeder

  • Cindy Williams Sigmon

    Egret enjoying the day.

  • Cindy Williams Sigmon

    Great Blue Heron

  • Sao Martins

    is trying to hide.

  • Sao Martins

    Is tying to hide.

  • bcam

    My first time uploading to a challenge hope that I have got it right.

  • Paul Okiyama

    Taken in San Francisco with Alcatraz in the background

  • Sao Martins

    he is from sun.

  • Kat

    I have been trying to capture this little guy all summer. Patience prevailed!!

  • Rafael Velez

    It was taken in La Libertad, Ecuador

  • This Pelican was very friendly, he seemed to be posing for the camera.

  • Michael

    Land’s End, Cornwall, United Kingdom.

  • C.

    This picture is amazing! Nice shot.

  • Louis S Kruger


  • alvarojoered

    Birds and water

  • Hussain Jassim

    Tern bird

  • ED

    female mallard duck

  • Gloria Romero Howey

    Osprey flew in behind us with a fish for lunch.

  • Ulf Ekström
  • Beth Fradet

    Wow! Love this!

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