Nick Garbutt / Adult humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) diving in deep water channel. Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada. COP26 Countdown Photo Competition 2021 Finalist. (digitally stitched image)
Tony Wu / Long-tailed tit (Aegithalos caudatus) feeding on icicle formed from sap of Painted maple tree (Acer pictum). Hokkaido, Japan. February.
David Allemand / Snow-covered taiga forest in Finland. Honoured in the MontPhoto awards 2020.
Tony Wu / Japanese dwarf flying squirrel (Pteromys volans orii) male sitting in tree, portrait. Hokkaido, Japan. March
Claudio Contreras / Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) adults and chicks in breeding colony, Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, June
Carol Walker / Wild grey stallion, bay mare and bay foal all in one family move together on a hill in the Red Desert Complex, Wyoming, USA. August.
Alex Mustard / School of Oriental sweetlips (Plectorhinchus vittatus) gather tightly together as they rest during the day, with a Clown triggerfish (Balistoides conspicillum) and Midnight snappers (Macolor macularis...
Will Burrard-Lucas / Male melanistic leopard (Panthera pardus) at night, under a starry sky. Laikipia Wilderness Camp, Kenya. Communication Arts Annual 62 Competition 2021 Winner Book Category; Sony World Photographer Awa...
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) adult with young on the back busy with jockeying for the best position on the back Valkenhorst Nature Reserve, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands. May
Eric Baccega / Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) female, Huan Huan, holding cub aged one month, Beauval ZooPark, France. 9 September 2021.
Rolf Nussbaumer / Bordered patch butterfly (Chlosyne lacinia) on Indian blanket (Gaillardia pulchella). Hill Country, Texas, USA.
Shane Gross / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) feeding on Turtlegrass (Thalassia testudinum) seagrass bed. The Bahamas.
Maxime Aliaga / Flanged male Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) male, Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra
Guy Edwardes / Field full of red Poppies (Papaver rhoeas) at sunrise, Forston, Dorset, England, UK, June.
Maxime Aliaga / Imbabura tree frog (Hypsiboas picturatus), Mache Chindul Reserve, Choco, Ecuador
Sergio Hanquet / Pilot whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus) pod swimming. Tenerife, Canary Islands. August