The competition is open to residents of the UK aged 18 years or over, excluding employees of Bauer Media, CJ Wildlife and their families, agents or anyone professionally connected with the competition.
Any one person may enter a maximum of three images. and a maximum of 200 words telling us why your garden should win. Illegible, incomplete, defaced or corrupt entries will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for lost entries and proof of transmission will not be accepted as proof of receipt.
Entries must not be sent through agencies or third parties.
All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them and must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other competition. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws. Entrants must warrant that the photograph they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright for it.
Copyright in all images submitted for this competition remains with the respective entrants. However, in consideration of their providing the Competition, each entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual licence to Bauer and CJ Wildlife to feature any or all of the submitted images in any of their publications, their websites and/or in any promotional material connected to this competition.
All entries must be received by 5.30pm on January 15th 2014. The editor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
The winners may be required to take part in publicity. All prizes are non transferable and there are no cash alternatives. In the unlikely event that a prize should become unavailable, Bauer Media reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.
Winners will be notified by letter within 14 days of the closing date. A list of winners and results can be obtained by writing to the promoter at the above address. Prizes will be delivered to the winner/s within 28 days of notification. The promoters are Bauer Consumer Media Limited, Media House, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6EA. The registered office of Bauer Consumer Media Ltd is: 21 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2DY. Registered No.1176085.
For postal entries: Original digital files on a CD or DVD are accepted. Entrants should include their own name, address and telephone number. Do not enclose any other material with your entry. All entries must be sent with the correct, completed entry form. Photocopied entry forms are accepted.
The winners will be chosen by our expert panel of judges and will be announced in the March 2014 issue of Bird Watching magazine.
For full terms and conditions go to www.bauerlegal.co.uk