A real hoot! Stunning owl snap wins Picture of the Week

PUBLISHED: 06:00 07 February 2020 | UPDATED: 11:21 10 February 2020

A real hoot! This amazing photo of a tawny owl has won Picture of the Week. Photo: Val Bond

A real hoot! This amazing photo of a tawny owl has won Picture of the Week. Photo: Val Bond


A gorgeous picture of a tawny owl taken at Christchurch Park in Ipswich of a tawny owl sound asleep residing high up a tree in the late afternoon has won our Picture of the Week.

The photo was taken by Val Bond, 53, and is her sixth time winning the award.

"I just love taking photos and the thrill of entering," she said.

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"I kind of got two birds with one stone, as I went to see the Ed Sheeran exhibition in the park's museum, and I thought this owl might be there.

"So I took my camera and took this. I was debating printing it myself so you've sorted that for me!"

As our winner, Ms Everett-Day receives a 10in x 8in framed version of her photo from Picture Studios, of London Road North, in Lowestoft town centre. Entries can be of any subject but they must be digital images.

To enter our competition, email your pictures to

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