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RSPB Inspiring Nature Calendar Competition 2023

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Embracing the Outdoors

Here at the RSPB, we love to embrace the outdoors. Our beautiful country is an amazing place to live. The RSPB exists to help our natural places survive and thrive and we would like to capture these astonishing moments of beauty in order to create our Inspiring Nature Calendar 2023. We are looking for twelve inspiring photographs of nature and wildlife taken by our members and supporters of all ages. Your image could be a bird, bug, plant, animal or even a beautiful view. If it was taken by you in the UK, we’d love to see it!

Two people with binoculars lean over a fence and look over a wildflower meadow


  • First Prize: RSPB HDX 8x42 worth £699

  • Second Prize: RSPB HD 8x42 worth £469

  • Third Prize: RSPB Harrier 8x32 worth £220

The photographers of each of the 12 final calendar images will receive a copy of the calendar.


The calendar is a key product in our Christmas range for 2022 and will be sold in all RSPB stores, our online shop, our mail order catalogue and in selected retail stores across the UK!


Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges. Final decisions will be made by the Product Development Manager for calendars.


Before you enter, please read our terms and conditions. 

How to enter

Please submit your name, email address, and include where and when the image was taken, as well as why you’ve chosen to submit this image. This may appear in the calendar alongside the image.

Simply email your details and your image, saved under your full name, to us at calendar.competition@rspb.org.uk by midnight 14th November 2021.

Under 18?

Please ensure that your parent or guardian gives permission for you to enter by completing our consent form and attach to your entry email.

Got questions? Email: calendar.competition@rspb.org.uk

Good luck!

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