Many congratulations to Paul Ward whose exceptional image of a Grasshopper Warbler at Heartwood Forest was voted Herts Bird Photo of the Year 2017 at the Herts/BTO Bird Conference on 10 March 2018.









Second place went to Mike Ilett's Parrot Crossbill at Broxbourne Woods












At the conference people were asked to vote for their favourite photo from a shortlist of ten as drawn up by the Herts Bird Commitee. Click 2017 Bird Photo of the Year Finalists to view all ten finalists.

Thank you to everyone who voted and to everyone who sends in photos