Photo of the Week: Weston man wins bird challenge

PUBLISHED: 12:00 08 July 2017 | UPDATED: 13:14 08 July 2017

Iwitness24 Birds photo challenge.

Iwitness24 Birds photo challenge.

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A flock of knots above Weston beach by Roger Fry is our ‘photo of the week’.

The winter flights of Knot in Weston Bay. Picture: Roger FryThe winter flights of Knot in Weston Bay. Picture: Roger Fry

Roger Fry’s picture of a flock of knots flying above the beach at Weston-super-Mare, wins this week’s iwitness24 photo challenge.

Last week we set our readers the task of capturing pictures of birds from anywhere around Weston. Roger Fry’s stunning shot is our favourite and wins him the ‘Photo of the Week’ title.

Iwitness24 is a picture-sharing website, which allows our readers to share their photos and see them appear in print and online across our local newspaper titles.

If you have taken a photo in Weston, which you would like to share with our Mercury readers, then upload it at: www.weston.iwitness24.co.uk.

Flock of Knot at rest on Weston beach. Picture: Roger FryFlock of Knot at rest on Weston beach. Picture: Roger Fry

Our next photo challenge is ‘sport’. We want to see your local sport photos taken from anywhere in and around Weston. Upload your sporting pictures to the ‘Photo Challenge’ group at: www.weston.iwitness24.co.uk.

Keep up-to-date with all the latest iwitnes24 news on our Facebook page - iWitness24 South West.

This is our resident peacock who has made himself at home on Banwell High Street. Picture: Caroline DavisThis is our resident peacock who has made himself at home on Banwell High Street. Picture: Caroline Davis

This is our resident peacock who has made himself at home on Banwell High Street. Picture: Caroline DavisThis is our resident peacock who has made himself at home on Banwell High Street. Picture: Caroline Davis

This is our resident peacock who has made himself at home on Banwell High Street. Picture: Caroline DavisThis is our resident peacock who has made himself at home on Banwell High Street. Picture: Caroline Davis

This is our resident peacock who has made himself at home on Banwell High Street. Picture: Caroline DavisThis is our resident peacock who has made himself at home on Banwell High Street. Picture: Caroline Davis

This is our resident peacock who has made himself at home on Banwell High Street. Picture: Caroline DavisThis is our resident peacock who has made himself at home on Banwell High Street. Picture: Caroline Davis

Egret fishing near sewage farm. Picture: Martin PowisEgret fishing near sewage farm. Picture: Martin Powis

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New arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest,  lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita DibbleNew arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest, lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita Dibble

New arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest,  lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita DibbleNew arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest, lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita Dibble

New arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest,  lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita DibbleNew arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest, lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita Dibble

New arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest,  lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita DibbleNew arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest, lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita Dibble

New arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest,  lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita DibbleNew arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest, lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita Dibble

New arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest,  lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita DibbleNew arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest, lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita Dibble

New arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest,  lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita DibbleNew arrivals. We have watched this family build the nest, lay their eggs & bring seven signets into the world. The cutest things. Picture: Rita Dibble

Sanderling (I think) on Weston beach. Picture: Martin PowisSanderling (I think) on Weston beach. Picture: Martin Powis

I love watching and photographing birds. Picture: Lesley LaceyI love watching and photographing birds. Picture: Lesley Lacey

I love watching and photographing birds. Picture: Lesley LaceyI love watching and photographing birds. Picture: Lesley Lacey

I love watching and photographing birds. Picture: Lesley LaceyI love watching and photographing birds. Picture: Lesley Lacey

I love watching and photographing birds. Picture: Lesley LaceyI love watching and photographing birds. Picture: Lesley Lacey

Taken in Cape Town, Jan 2017. Picture: Martin PowisTaken in Cape Town, Jan 2017. Picture: Martin Powis

Taken at the nature reserve near Morrison's, Weston. Picture: Terry KellyTaken at the nature reserve near Morrison's, Weston. Picture: Terry Kelly

Birds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry KellyBirds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry Kelly

Birds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry KellyBirds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry Kelly

Birds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry KellyBirds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry Kelly

Birds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry KellyBirds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry Kelly

Birds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry KellyBirds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry Kelly

Birds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry KellyBirds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry Kelly

Birds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry KellyBirds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry Kelly

Birds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry KellyBirds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry Kelly

Birds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry KellyBirds on the reserve near Morrisons. Picture: Terry Kelly

Birds on a sunny Sunday. Picture: Mike JerrettBirds on a sunny Sunday. Picture: Mike Jerrett

Birds on a sunny Sunday. Picture: Mike JerrettBirds on a sunny Sunday. Picture: Mike Jerrett

Birds on a sunny Sunday. Picture: Mike JerrettBirds on a sunny Sunday. Picture: Mike Jerrett

Birds on a sunny Sunday. Picture: Mike JerrettBirds on a sunny Sunday. Picture: Mike Jerrett

Birds on a sunny Sunday. Picture: Mike JerrettBirds on a sunny Sunday. Picture: Mike Jerrett

Sun, sea and seagulls - crabbing at Marine lake. Picture: Kelly HuntSun, sea and seagulls - crabbing at Marine lake. Picture: Kelly Hunt

The winter flights of Knot in Weston Bay. Picture: Roger FryThe winter flights of Knot in Weston Bay. Picture: Roger Fry

A pair of mute swans flying over Uphill. Picture: Roger FryA pair of mute swans flying over Uphill. Picture: Roger Fry

A winter shot of a Black Headed Gull taking off from one of the signs on the beach at Uphill. Picture: Roger FryA winter shot of a Black Headed Gull taking off from one of the signs on the beach at Uphill. Picture: Roger Fry

Heron looking for fish at Worle  Picture: Charlie RossHeron looking for fish at Worle Picture: Charlie Ross

Heron looking for fish at Worle Lake. Picture: Charlie RossHeron looking for fish at Worle Lake. Picture: Charlie Ross

Sedge Warbler? (I think) at Backwell Lake. Picture: Charlie RossSedge Warbler? (I think) at Backwell Lake. Picture: Charlie Ross

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