They're colorful. They're graceful. They're challenging. There are a thousand reasons that photographers all over the world set out every day to get birds in front of their lenses. Fortunately, they're everywhere, from your back yard, to the local zoo, to almost anywhere on Earth you'd like to travel.
From “encyclopedia shots” to fine art and abstract images, bird photos abound on websites, social media and in thousands of publications. Creating an image that stands out in that huge crowd is the real challenge, and we think that's part of the attraction. Here are 6 more photos that show some of the reasons that birds will always be among our favorite subjects.
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