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Mating toads caught in toad spawn

A couple weeks CB and I along with a couple of good friends attended the British Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards at the Mall Galleries. It was a fab night and a stunning exhibition. To have a photo hung alongside such amazing images was a genuine honour and I was completely thrilled to receive a highly commended in the ‘behaviour’ category of the awards.

Rich Bunce Walking Photographer at British Wildlife Photography Awards

The photo that was received highly commended was titled ‘Caught in a web of lust’ (above) but I thought I’d give a little shout out to another of my photos  that was shortlisted for the awards, taken at Burley Weir…

Heron checking out it's reflection

The selected photograph will be part of the touring exhibition around the UK. You can see the tour schedule here . The is from a series taken up on Ilkley Moor earlier this year; where I spent a couple of early mornings and late nights peering into the private life of the Common Toad…