Pal Hermansen / Little auk (Alle alle) pair in courtship within colony, recently arrived in breeding grounds. Fuglesangen, Svalbard, Norway. April.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) diving for fish, split level shot, Shetland, Scotland, UK, September.
Nick Upton / Downy birch tree (Betula pubescens) felled and partially stripped of its bark by Eurasian beavers (Castor fiber) lying across a stream in the grounds of Bamff estate, Alyth, Perthshire, Tayside, Scotl...
Peter Cairns / European beaver (Castor fiber) feeding at night, Knapdale Forest, Argyll, Scotland.
Mateusz Piesiak / Eurasian wolf (Canis lupus lupus) pack in snow, forest in Bialowieza National Park. Poland. January 2019. Received Honour award at the Mont Photo 2020 Competition.
Wild Wonders of Europe / Lesniewski / Herd of Wisent / European bison (Bison bonasus) in snow. Bieszczady, Carpathian Mountains, Poland, January 2010.
Loic Poidevin / European roller (Coracias garrulus), pair mating on a branch. Danube Delta, Romania. May.
Loic Poidevin / White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) flying with fish carcass in talons. Danube Delta, Romania. May.
Bence Mate / Dalmatian pelicans (Pelecanus crispus) mobbed by gulls, Danube Delta, Romania
Wild Wonders of Europe / Widstrand / Pool Frog (Rana lessonae) sitting on White lily pad, Danube delta rewilding area, Romania
Wild Wonders of Europe / Widstrand / Aerial view over the Letea forest at dawn, Danube delta rewilding area, Romania, June 2012
Wild Wonders of Europe / Widstrand / Female European moose (Alces alces) in flowering field, Elk, Morko, Sormland, Sweden, July 2009
Erlend Haarberg / Rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) female in mountain landscape, Rapadalen, Sarek National Park, Laponia World Heritage Site, Lapland, Sweden, April.
Orsolya Haarberg / Aerial view of Laitaure Delta and Rapa river, Lappland, Sweden, September 2006.
Alex Hyde / Oaken Bank above the River Derwent. This is an example of clough woodland, steep-sided woodland on the edge of open moorland. Clough woodland has become increasingly fragmented over the years, impacti...
Andy Rouse / Dalmatian pelicans (Pelecanus crispus) eight on lake with super moon reflection at night, Lake Kerkini, Greece, February. Small repro only.
Jean E. Roche / Sub-alpine wildflowers in a meadow, Champsaur, Ecrins National Park, France. June 2018.
Paul Harcourt Davies / Orange lily (Lilium bulbiferum) in species rich alpine meadow alongside Meadow clary (Salvia pratensis) and Yellow rattle (Rhinathus sp), mountains in background. Fassa Valley, Dolomites, Italy. June...
Franco Banfi / Catshark egg cases (Scyliorhinus sp.) on Red gorgonian (Paramuricea clavata) Banco di Santa Croce, Penisola Sorrentina, Costa Amalfitana, Italy, Tyrrhenian Sea, Mediterranean.
Wild Wonders of Europe / Schandy / Caucasian rhododendron (Rhododendron caucasium) flowers with Mount Elbrus in the distance, Caucasus, Russia, June 2008
Oriol Alamany / Wild Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardinus) male, Sierra de Andujar Natural Park, Jaen, Andalucia, Spain
Franco Banfi / Cuckoo wrasse (Labrus mixtus) male in front of Red sea fan, (Paramuricea clavata), Stupiste In dive site, Vis Island, Croatia, Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean
Roland Seitre / Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) flock in flight, Wannoo, Billabong Roadhouse,Western Australia.
Mike Potts / Christmas Tree (Nuytsia floribunda) in flower beside flowering Grass trees, North of Perth, Western Australia. December
Roland Seitre / Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) on wet sand, with crayfish. Captive. Healesville Sanctuary, Victoria, July.
Tim Laman / Wahnes's Parotia (Parotia wahnesi) adult male on perch over his court, Papua New Guinea
Tim Laman / Greater Bird of Paradise (Paradisaea apoda) female checks out two adult males performing the inverted static display at their display lek. Badigaki Forest, Wokam Island in the Aru Islands, Indonesia.
Brent Stephenson / Australasian gannet (Morus serrator) pair courting at nest site, Cape Kidnappers, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, November.
Tony Wu / Australian sea lion (Neophoca cinerea) male with Striped cowfish (Aracana aurita) Carnac Island, Western Australia.
Chris & Monique Fallows / Wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans) with water dripping from beak, Kaikoura, New Zealand, March.
Richard Robinson / New Zealand sea lion (Phocarctos hookeri) females try escape male attempting to find a mate. Sandy Bay colony, Enderby Island, Auckland Islands archipelago, New Zealand. Editorial use only. Editorial...
Mike Potts / Auckland Island brown teal (Anas aucklandica) flightless and feeds and roosts in onshore kelp beds, lives predominantly on Enderby Island, Auckland Islands, Subantarctic New Zealand January
Andy Trowbridge / Adult female Kea (Nestor notabilis) portrait. Arthur's Pass, South Island, New Zealand. Endangered Species.
Andy Trowbridge / Autumn morning beside Lake Hawdon. Craigieburn, Canterbury, New Zealand. April