Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) has awarded amateur photographer, Anne Elford, with a return trip to Santander courtesy of LD Lines.

Anne, who is from Swanage, captured a fantastic shot of an egret searching the channel for food at Arne Peninsular.

Anne said: “I am delighted to have won this prize. I retired to the area about three years ago, I love Poole Harbour and I’m always out walking with my camera.”

Sent in by Anne Elford An Egret searches the channels for food at low water at Arne Peninsular on Sunday 2nd February 2014