Photographic Contest 2020

FIO Nature Photo Contest - XV Edition ''Wild Birds''

Photographic Contest

Award winning photos in 2020

The XV Nature Photography Contest ‘Wild Birds’, organized by the Directorate General of Tourism, broke its record participation in 2020 with 6,819 images received.

The winners in the six categories were:

  • ‘Garzas y Tormenta’, by Fernando Prieto García, has won the 1st award 2020 FIO and the category ‘Aves en su entorno’. Award endowed with 1,650 euros.
  • ‘Cortejo’, by José Juan Hernández, has won in the category ‘Retratos de aves’. Category endowed with 700 euros.
  • ‘Euforia’, by Diego Alves Rodríguez, has won in the category ‘Aves en acción’. Category endowed with 700 euros.
  • ‘Pirograbado’, de Juan Pablo Plaza Pozo, has won in the category of ‘Visión artística de las aves’. Category endowed with 700 euros.
  • ‘Small Beauty’, by Carlos Pérez Naval, has won in the category of ‘Jóvenes fotógrafos’. Category endowed with 550 euros.
  • ‘En rosa’, by Joaquín Figueredo González, has won in the category ‘Fotógrafo extremeño’. Category endowed with 700 euros.


The awards ceremony took place on February 29th at 6.30 pm in the Photography Conference and Workshops tent and was given by Ana González Woham of ‘El Escarabajo Verde’ – La2 TV.

They formed the jury for the contest:

  • Juan Aragonés Espino, photographer.
  • Pablo Bou Mira, photographer.
  • Mario Cea Sánchez, photographer representing the Spanish Association of Nature Photographers (Aefona).
  • Joaquín Dávalos Méndez, GPEX technician on behalf of the Directorate General of Sustainability of the Regional Government of Extremadura.
  • Óscar J. González Hernández, photographer.
  • Ana Retamero Olmos, photographer.
  • Isabel Rodríguez Ruíz, photographer.
  • Jorge Javier Rubio Casado, photographer.
  • Mario Suárez Porras, photographer.
  • Marisa Martínez, photographer.
  • José Soria Luna, photographer on behalf of Colectivo Extremeño de Fotógrafos de Naturaleza (CEFNA).

Presentation of images: from December 2 to January 24, 2020. All information about the 2020 competition in: