2019 Cheshire wildlife calendar

We're pleased to announce the winners and runners-up in our photography calendar competition.

The calendars are now available for sale too.

Thank you to everyone who entered our competition and congratulations to the winners. We've loved seeing all your fantastic wildlife and landscape photos!

Overall Winner - Greg Foord

Overall Winner and September - Greg Foord

The overall winner - who will not only have his image used for the month of September, but will also be the cover photograph - was the short-eared owl at Denhall Quay, Neston by Greg Foord.

Winners month-by-month

January
Winner – Perch Rock lighthouse, New Brighton by Tony Marsh
Runner up – Robin in the snow, Warrington by Brian Gort

February
Winner – Mute swan on River Weaver, near Northwich by Tim Preece
Runner up – Cheshire lambs, near Rainow by Alison Lomax

March
Winner – Nuthatch at Risley Moss by Diane Craddock
Runner up – Hare at Burton Point by Joe O’Hanlon

April
Winner – Large red damselfly in Chester by Joe O’Hanlon
Runner up – Mallard duckling at Worleston by Rob Gough

May
Winner – Starlings in Davenham by Iain Knox
Runner up – Banded demoiselle at Mersey Vale, Stockport by John Davis

June
Winner – Brown hares at Kingsley by Lynda Haney
Runner up – Small tortoiseshell in Prenton by Frances Lee

July
Winner – Banded demoiselle at Mersey Vale, Stockport by Tony North
Runner up – Bee on lavender in Chester by Julia Hipkiss

August
Winner – Small skipper at New Ferry Butterfly Park by John Davis
Runner up – Harvest mouse near Burton by Les Pickstock

September
Winner – Short-eared owl at Denhall Quay, Neston by Greg Foord (overall winner)
Runner up – Harvest mouse near Burton by Les Pickstock

October
Winner – Fallow deer at Dunham Massey by John Davis
Runner up – Coal tit in Warrington by Brian Gort

November
Winner – Heron on River Dee, Chester by Gareth Rainsforth
Runner up – Helsby Hill by Paul Downey

December
Winner – Sparrow bathing in Worleston by Rob Gough
Runner up – Sleeping fox at Tarporley by Cyd Hindle

The 12 winning photographs

The 12 runner-up photographs

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