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Gull shot soars to photo win.

AN IMAGE of a herring gull braving the "power, chaos and intensity" of the sea has won the top prize at this year's British Wildlife Photography Awards, it was announced today.

The striking picture by Steve Young, from St Mary's, on the Isles of Scilly, scooped the pounds 5,000 prize from among thousands of shots taken by photographers across the UK.

Competition judge Greg Armfield, from WWF, described the winning picture of the herring gull as "a unique and striking image, one that captures perfectly the power, chaos and intensity of the ocean as it surrounds the gull".


This picture of a herring gull, by Steve Young, won the top prize at the British Wildlife Photography Awards
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Oct 7, 2010
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