Robert Thompson / Four spotted chaser (Libellula quardrimaculata) Montiaghs Moss NNR, Aghalee, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, June.
Alex Hyde / Raft Spider (Dolomedes fimbriatus) female on heathland pool. Note wing of predated damselfly floating on water's surface under the spider. Dorset, UK. August.
Marie Read / Horned puffins (Fratercula corniculata), one landing with outspread wings, to join its mate on cliff ledge, St. Paul Island, Pribilofs, Alaska, USA, July.
Edwin Giesbers / Banded demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) group of four on plant stems, River Leijgraaf, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, August 2013. Finalist in the Invertebrate category of the Wildlife Photographer of th...
Pete Oxford / Woman with basket on her head picking tea (Camellia sinensis), Assam, North East India, October 2014.
Ernie Janes / Blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) hanging on Pussy willow branch, Norfolk, England, UK, April.
Danny Green / Whooper swan (Cygnus cygnus) in flight in snowfall, Lake Kussharo, Japan, February
Alex Hyde / Orange Tip Butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) male resting on Bluebell (Endymion / Hyacinthoides nonscriptus). Peak DIstrict National Park, Derbyshire, UK. April.
Cyril Ruoso / Bonobo (Pan paniscus) foraging in river, Lola Ya Bonobo Sanctuary, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Non-ex
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Woodpecker finch (Camarhynchus pallidus) using stick as a tool for foraging, Galapagos. Endemic.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) walking over blue ice, Nordaustlandet, Svalbard, Norway, July.
Dong Lei / Mrs Gould's sunbird (Aethopyga gouldiae dabryii) male feeding from Chinese wild peach flowers (Prunus davidiana) Kawakarpo Mountain, Meri Snow Mountain National Park, Yunnan Province, China. May.
Dong Lei / Mrs Gould's sunbird (Aethopyga gouldiae dabryii) male hanging upside down and feeding from Chinese wild peach (Prunus davidiana) male blossom, Kawakarpo Mountain, Meri Snow Mountain National Park, Yun...
Tui De Roy / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) chicks, Amanda Bay, Prydz Bay, Ingrid Christensen Coast, East Antarctica, November.
David Kjaer / Duke of Burgundy butterfly (Hamearis lucina), Wiltshire, UK, June.
Klein & Hubert / Chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarcticus) walking with full belly at sunset, Antarctica
Bernard Castelein / Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) female carrying two babies. Anjaha Community Conservation Site, near Ambalavao, Madagascar.
Stephen Dalton / Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axiridis) on end of leaf, invasive species. Sussex, England, UK. March.