UCL Anthropology


Anthropology PhD student wins Photography Competition

30 November 2018

Birds of a Feather - by Lydia Gibson

Lydia Gibson, a PhD student at UCL Anthropology, has won the student prize for the People and Nature sub category in the British Ecological Society’s annual photography competition ‘Capturing Ecology’.

Lydia's winning photo 'Birds of a feather', taken in a newly designated protected area, captures the complex biological and cultural considerations of hunting threatened parrots.

Founded in 1913, the British Ecological Society (BES) is the oldest ecological society in the world. With images taken by international ecologists and student, this annual photography competition celebrates the diversity of ecology.



  • Birds of a feather © Lydia Gibson