Andy Rouse / Maasai Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) silhouetted by beams of light from setting sun, Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa. Winner of the African section of the Nature’s Best Windland Smith Rice...
Guy Edwardes / Bonnet mycena fungus (Mycena galericulata) on deadwood in ancient broadleaved woodland, sun shining through trees. New Forest National Park, England, UK. October.
Guy Edwardes / Oak-stump bonnet cap fungus (Mycena inclinata). New Forest National Park, England, UK. November
Ben Hall / Red deer (Cervus elaphus) backlit at dawn with visible breath. UK. October.
David Allemand / Snow-covered taiga forest in Finland. Honoured in the MontPhoto awards 2020.
Bence Mate / Wild dog (Lycaon pictus) two pups playing in dust, Mkuze, South Africa. August. Highly commended in the Mammals category of the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2020.
Andres M. Dominguez / Crested tit (Lophophanes cristatus) about to land on Elmleaf blackberry (Rubus ulmifolius) plant, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Southern Spain, January.
Pal Hermansen / Brown bear (Ursus arctos) silhouetted in forest at night. Finland. August.
Lucas Bustamante / Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) flying during a warm morning. When the overwintering period draws to an end large numbers become active. Michoacan, Mexico, February.
Pal Hermansen / Wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) male silhouetted at dawn. Forollhogna National Park, Innlandet, Norway.
Jurgen Freund / Firefly (Lampyridae) trails on beach at night, Palm tree silhouetted against milky way. Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Far North Queensland, Australia. 2016.
Ernie Janes / Fallow deer (Cervus dama) stags at sunset, Holkham Park, North Norfolk, UK, January.
Erlend Haarberg / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) fighting in the snow at night, Vauldalen, Norway, April.
Markus Varesvuo / White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with backlit wings, and water spray, Norway, October
David Hall / Split-level of Cormorants (Phalacrocorax sp.) standing on rocks with Sea lettuce (Ulva sp.) seen underwater, Hussar Bay, Nigei Island, Queen Charlotte Strait, British Columbia, Canada. September.
David Hall / Split level of Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) during migration; Adams River, British Columbia, Canada. October.
Nick Garbutt / RF - Ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) back lit and sun bathing at first light. Berenty Private Reserve, southern Madagascar. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Edwin Giesbers / RF- Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) flock silhouetted at sunset, Pont Du Gau Park, Camargue, France. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Laurent Geslin / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) silhouetted, running along horizon, Switzerland
Edwin Giesbers / Red deer (Cervus elaphus) silhoutted at dusk, Richmond Park, London, England, UK. October.
Klein & Hubert / Long eared jerboa (Euchoreutes naso) digging a burrow with teeth, Gobi desert, Mongolia
Klein & Hubert / Long eared jerboa (Euchoreutes naso) jumping, Gobi desert at dusk, Mongolia
Erlend Haarberg / Black grouse (Lyrurus tetrix), male calling early in the morning, Norway. May.
Luis Quinta / Balearic shearwater (Puffinus mauretanicus) dead in water due to fatigue from migration. Portugal
Guy Edwardes / Dawn over Mogshade Hill, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK
Guy Edwardes / Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) flying near Teasel plants (Dipsacus fullonum) Captive.
Markus Varesvuo / White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) taking off with fish prey, Norway, August.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) two walking in snowy landscape with glacier behind. Svalbard, Norway, April 2018.
Guy Edwardes / Barn owl (Tyto alba) in flight about to land on post in morning light, Hampshire, England, UK. July. Controlled conditions.
Guy Edwardes / Glastonbury Tor at sunrise surrounded by early morning mist. View from Walton Hill, Somerset, England, UK. June 2019.
Ann & Steve Toon / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) walking, silhouetted at dusk. Zimanga private game reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Ann & Steve Toon / African elephants (Loxodonta africana) herd silhouetted at sunset. Chobe National Park, Botswana.
Ann & Steve Toon / Ostrich (Struthio camelus) silhouetted in dust storm. Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park, Northern Cape, South Africa.
Fabio Pupin / Moorish gecko, (Tarentola mauritanica), hunting on window, Italy, April . Non-ex.
Jack Dykinga / Saguaro cacti (Carnegia gigantea) at sunset, during a summer rain storm. Saguaro National Park, Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA, August. Digital composite.