A photographer with a long lens camera on a tripod  kneels down to take a photo of the surroundings in the Peak District

RSPB Inspiring Nature Calendar Competition 2023

Congratulations to our winners! Find out who won this year's competition and which images will be featured in our 2023 calendar.

Embracing the Outdoors

Three Canada Geese soar over a reedbed on a cloudy day

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. Find out who has captured the astonishing moments of beauty we'll use to create our Inspiring Nature Calendar 2023. 

The twelve finalists

Congratulations to all twelve of our finalists. To see all of their images, look out for the 2023 Inspiring Nature calendar on our online shop at rspbshop.co.uk and in our retail shops, available from July 2022.

  • January - Jim Higham
  • February - Emma Yacomen
  • March - Ian Harris
  • April - Becca Fulcher
  • May - Claire Tomlinson
  • June - Becca Fulcher
  • July - Deborah McPhail
  • August - Richard Sheldrake
  • September - Simon Carder
  • October - Vincent May
  • November - Kim de Buiteleir
  • December - Karen Roe


Been inspired to take your own amazing photographs? Details for our 2024 Inspiring Nature Calendar Competition will be released later this year.

Cover art of the 2023 Inspiring Nature calendar