David Woodfall's book Rewilding is published by Harper Collins on 30th May 2019. David has edited a series of essays by leading lights in the rewilding movement, telling real life stories of returning British and Irish nature to balance. This gallery includes a number of David's photographs from the book, including such key rewildling sites as Knepp, Alladale and Ennerdale.
David Woodfall / Ennerdale with Ennerdale Lake with low cloud in autumn, site of the Wild Ennerdale project to rewild the area, Cumbria, UK. October 2016. Medium repro only.
David Woodfall / European Beaver (Castor fiber) eating blackberries by standing on its hind legs and using its tail as additional support. Part of captive breeding population prior to release into the Welsh landscape...
David Woodfall / Regeneration of a Birch (Betula pendula, B. pubescens) Forest in autumn, Alladale Wilderness Reserve, Scotland, thanks to rewilding efforts. October 2016.
David Woodfall / Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) stag standing in long grass, Alladale Wilderness Reserve, Scotland. October.
David Woodfall / Father and son walking in Loweswater, Lake District National Park, Cumbria, UK. November. Medium repro only.
David Woodfall / Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) growing on former colliery mining spoil, Dare Valley Country Park, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, UK, May.
David Woodfall / Housing estate in Gleadless valley surrounded by woodland. Sheffield, England, UK, May 2017.
David Woodfall / Hedges and trees in fields, part of the Pontbren Project, Banwy Valley, Wales, UK. September 2017.
David Woodfall / Great bustard (Otis tarda) juveniles being reared in holding pens to be released in Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, UK. July. Small repro only.
David Woodfall / Red kite (Milvus milvus) diving, Powys, Wales, UK, February.
David Woodfall / Beaver (Castor fiber) in wetland, Bevis Trust, Camarthenshire, Wales, UK, July.
David Woodfall / Beaver (Castor fiber) swimming with head above the water, Wales, UK. July.
David Woodfall / Tamworth pig with mud on its snout from rooting around in soil which helps to create a habitat for Purple emperor butterflies (Apatura iris), Knepp, West Sussex, UK. June. Small repro only.
David Woodfall / Close up of a Green-veined white butterfly (Pieris napi) in a garden, Chepstow, UK. July.
David Woodfall / Brown tree ants (Lasius brunneus) in rotting wood, Epping Forest, Essex, UK. May.
David Woodfall / Close up of the underside of a Garden spider (Araneus diadematus) weaving its web, UK. September.
David Woodfall / Purple emperor butterfly (Apatura iris) male puddling. Knepp Wildland Project, formerly intensive farmland now turned to conservation and sustainable farming. Horsham, West Sussex. England, UK. June
David Woodfall / Small Pearl bordered fritillary butterfly (Boloria silene) Dare Valley Country Park, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, UK, May.
David Woodfall / Ox-eye daisies (Leucanthemum vulgare) in grassland, Burren National Park, Republic of Ireland. June 2012.
David Woodfall / Fen orchid (Liparis loeselli) in flower, Whitford Burrows NNR, Gower, Wales, UK. July.
David Woodfall / Dry stone walls in a field of Cow parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris) and Buttercups (Ranunculus acris), New House National Nature Reserve and North Pennine Dales Meadows Special Area of Conservation, Yor...
David Woodfall / Limestone Pavement, Mullaghmore, Burren National Park, Republic of Ireland. June 2012.
David Woodfall / Sun rays on Ballycroy National Park, County Mayo, Ireland, July 2017.
David Woodfall / Ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus) female in snowfield, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, England, UK, February.
David Woodfall / Carrifran wildwood in winter, Moffat Hills, Southern Uplands, Scotland. UK, February.
David Woodfall / Scots Pine tree (Pinus sylvestris ) Glenfeshie, Cairngorms, Scotland. UK, October.
David Woodfall / Black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) male displaying at lek in snow, Ruabon Moor, Denbighshire, Wales, UK, April
David Woodfall / Highland Bull on pasture in Lynbreck croft, Highlands, Scotland, UK, August 2017.
David Woodfall / Landscape of Langholm moor, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland., UK, August.
David Woodfall / River Owenduff flowing though a blanket bog habitat, Republic of Ireland. June.
David Woodfall / Rewilded moorland / farmland with planted trees Lynbreck croft, Highlands, Scotland, UK, August 2017.
David Woodfall / Predatory Carabid beetle (Carabud clatratus) rare species of western peat bogs, Ballycroy National Park, County Mayo, Ireland, June.
David Woodfall / Lesser Black backed gulls (Larus fuscus) silhouetted at dawn. Skomer Island , Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK. May.
David Woodfall / Little Tern (Sterna albifrons) at its nest amongst Black oats (Avena strigosa), on cultivated machair, Berneray, North Uist, UK. June. Crofting sympathetic to wildlife, photographed using remote camer...
David Woodfall / Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) male in sand dunes having just killed a Ringed plover. Gronant beach, Denbighshire, Wales, UK. Small repro only
David Woodfall / Little Tern (Sterna albifrons) chick walking back to parent sitting on nest -scrape on beach. Gronant beach, Denbighshire, Wales, UK.
David Woodfall / Little tern (Sternula albifrons) courtship prior to nest scrape creation, Northumberland, UK
David Woodfall / Harebells (Campanula rotundifolia) growing in machair on the edge of sea, Berneray, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK, July.
David Woodfall / Strips of cultivated Machair with early shoots of Black oats (Avena strigosa) pushing through the sand. Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK, June.
David Woodfall / Atlantic white sided dolphins (Lagenorhychus acutus) two animals at the surface. County Cork, Ireland.
David Woodfall / Dogs Strand Bay, Roundstone, County Galway, Republic of Ireland, May 2017.