New content uploaded this month covered a very wide range of subjects, including the world's smallest bird and smallest bird of prey, rare images of wild European lynx, an update on France's baby panda, huge flocks of wild budgerigars, superb macro shots of damselflies, and lots of environmental coverage and examples of iridescence in the animal world.
Emanuele Biggi / Predatory bush cricket (Saga pedo) waiting for prey on Eryngium, Italy. June. Vulnerable species.
Theo Bosboom / Close-up of a White-legged damselfly (Platycnemis pennipis) Meinerswijk, The Netherlands, June.
Theo Bosboom / Extreme close-up of a damselfly (most likely Emerald damselfly- Lestes sponsa) warming up in the first rays of the sun, Hatertse vennen, The Netherlands, July.
Paul Williams / Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) flocking to find water, Northern Territory, Australia
Phil Savoie / Point-to-Point horse racing, low angle view of racehorses jumping fence, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. March 2014.
Jack Dykinga / Storm clouds at sunset over balancing eroded boulder, Texas Canyon, Little Dragoon Mountains, Chihuahuan Desert, Arizona, USA. September.
Jack Dykinga / Twisted Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) Catalina State Park, near Tucson, Arizona, USA, September.
Ashley Cooper / Rainbow over water flowing out of the Karahnjukar dam and Halslon reservoir, a massive new controversial hydro electricity project in North East Iceland. It was created by damming the Jokuls a Dal riv...
Ashley Cooper / Part of geothermal plant that removes water from the steam before it is fed into turbines at Krafla geothermal power station near Myvatn, Iceland,September 2010.
Karine Aigner / Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) leaving maternity colony at night to feed, with red lighting at entrance to cave. Bracken Cave, San Antonio, Texas, USA, July. Bracken Cave is the worl...
Floris van Breugel / Carbonate minerals in ancient volcano north of Lake Mono, seen here at night under ultraviolet illumination. Mono Lake, California, USA. June 2017.
Ernie Janes / Chinese lanterns (Physalis alkekengi) skeletons and Honesty seed pods (Lunaria annua)
Nick Upton / Two Rooks (Corvus frugilegus) silhouetted as they perch on a tree branch at their roost site at sunset, Gloucestershire, UK, February.
Theo Bosboom / Common blue damselfy (Enallagma cyathigerum) trapped in a spider web, Hatertse Vennen, Netherlands, July.
Jack Dykinga / House finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) aerial territorial fight, Santa Catalina Mountain foothills, Sonoran Desert. Arizona, USA. November. Small repro only
Laurent Geslin / Wild Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) Switzerland. August Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Laurent Geslin / Wild European male lynx (Lynx lynx) B263, photographed at night by camera trap, Jura mountains, Switzerland, June. ~Contact us to download file � minimum fees apply.
Laurent Geslin / Wild European lynx (Lynx lynx) in forest at night, Jura Mountains, Switzerland. Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Laurent Geslin / Wild European lynx (Lynx lynx) kitten age three weeks in den, picture taken during tagging by biologists from KORA, Simmental Valley, Switzerland. Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Laurent Geslin / Wild Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) with radio collar Switzerland, May. Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Laurent Geslin / Wild female European lynx (Lynx lynx) on stump with young, Jura mountains in Switzerland. August. ~Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Laurent Geslin / Wild European lynx (Lynx lynx) with Roe deer prey (Capreolus capreolus) at night, Jura Mountains, Switzerland, January. Taken with remote camera. ~Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Andy Rouse / Mountain Hare (Lepus timidus) at sunset, Scotland, UK. January.
Andy Rouse / Mountain Hare (Lepus timidus) in blizzard, Scotland, UK. January.
Paul Williams / Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) female with very young baby, Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia
Paul Williams / Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelii) female with very young baby, Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia
Paul Williams / Proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) female feeding, Kinabatangan River, Sabah, Borneo.
Paul Williams / Mountain tree shrew (Tupaia montana) feeding on nectar secreted by the endemic Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes kinabaluensis) Montane forests (at 2200m-3000m), slopes of Mt Kinabalu. Kinabalu Park, Sabah, Bo...