Avoid disturbance to birds around nests 請勿干擾雀鳥營巢

The welfare of the subject is more important than the photograph. “  This is the spirit of Nature photographers, RPS.

The Nature Group of The Royal Photographic Society, UK, has produced a set of Cod of Practice for the members to follow.

The following is extracted for reference,

“Photography should not be undertaken if it puts the subject at risk. Risk to the subject, in this context, means risk of disturbance, physical damage, causing anxiety, consequential predation, and lessened reproductive success.”

For birds at the nest. there is also strict control for the photographers to follow .

For details, please click the following path to see,

There is absolutely no contradiction between a genuine Nature photographers and bird watchers.

[ Last edited by cwchan at 15/06/2010 16:56 ]