Andy Murch / Lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) surfacing with open mouth. Tiger Beach, Little Bahama Bank, Bahamas.
Jurgen Freund / Firefly (Lampyridae) trails on beach at night, Palm tree silhouetted against milky way. Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Far North Queensland, Australia. 2016.
Doug Gimesy / Wildlife rescuer and carer drinking cup of coffee with rescued Tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) chick sitting on her shoulder, others in cage in background. Pearl Beach, New South Wales, Australi...
Doug Gimesy / Wildlife rescuer and carer feeding a rodent to Tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) chick, others in aviary. Temporarily captive, to be released back into wild. Pearl Beach, New South Wales, Australi...
Ross Hoddinott / Westward Ho! beach at sunrise, colourful sky at low tide and tidal pool, north Devon, UK. February.
Doug Perrine / Hawaiian green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) crowding into a small seaside cavern to bask at sunset. Resting on shore is a behaviour that is very rare for sea turtles, except in Hawaii and the Galapago...
Nick Hawkins / Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii) walking along a beach in Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Endangered.
Guy Edwardes / Wave shaped chalk boulder beneath Beer Head at sunset Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Branscombe, Devon, England December 2006
Guy Edwardes / Reynisdrangur stacks with long exposure of waves,, Vik i Myrdal, Iceland, September 2015.
John Cancalosi / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pup 'waving', UK
John Cancalosi / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus), mother and young interacting on beach, UK
Shane Gross / Galapagos sea lion (Zalophus wollebaeki) plays in the surf, San Cristobal Island, Galapagos, Ecuador. December.
Tui De Roy / Strawberry land hermit crab (Coenobita perlatus). On white coral sand beach, Small unhinhabited coral islet in Raa Atoll lagoon, Maldives
Robert Valentic / Golden tree snake (Chrysopelea ornata) male, Patong Beach, Phuket Island, Thailand. Controlled conditions
Guy Edwardes / Milky Way and Mars over Pondfield Cove, Tyneham, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Dorset, England, UK, August.
Guy Edwardes / Ammonite Graveyard at sunrise, Monmouth Beach, Lyme Regis, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Dorset, England, UK
Guy Edwardes / Aurora Borealis over Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland, September.
Guy Edwardes / Mhangarstaidh Beach, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK, March.
Guy Edwardes / Milky Way above Durdle Door rock arch. Jurasic Coast, Dorset, England, UK. August 2019. Composite image.
Milan Radisics / Aerial shot of the Hafursa glacial river running over black sand, southern Iceland, August 2018.
John Chan / Crenulated fiddler crab (Uca crenulata) waving its major claw at another crab, part of a courtship display, Southern California, USA, June.
John Chan / Crenulated fiddler crab (Uca crenulata) feeding on detritus, Southern California, USA, June.
John Chan / Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) stamping its feet to create vibrations in the sand as it forages for insects, Southern California, USA, August.
John Chan / California brown pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) roosting on a mudflat, with a flock of Elegant terns (Thalasseus elegans) nearby, Southern California, USA May/2019
David Woodfall / Little tern (Sterna albifrons ) feeding sand eel (Hyperoplus spp) to young chick. Gronant Dunes, Denbighshire, Wales, UK, June.
John Shaw / King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) walking in line on a windy beach. Sanders Island, Falklands. November.
John Shaw / Sally lightfoot crabs (Grapsus grapsus) on the beach at Puerto Egas, Santiago Island, Galapagos, May.
Marie Lochman / Sandy Bight - Cape Arid National Park, South west, Western Australia, October 2010
Nick Hawkins / Aerial view of Carter's Beach on the Southshore of Nova Scotia, Canada. August
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pup on a breeding beach, Orkney, Scotland, UK, April.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) huge group hauled out on a beach, Island of Mingulay, west coast of Scotland. May.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Young grey seal pup (Halichoerus grypus) recently born on a beach in Orkney, Scotland, UK, April.
Ross Hoddinott / RF - Sand dunes with Marram grass (Ammophila arenaria) and beach at Seilebost beach, Isle of Harris, Scotland, UK. October (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Ross Hoddinott / Luskentye beach, mountains and incoming tide, Isle of Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK. October 2018.
Ross Hoddinott / Sand dunes, marram grass (Ammophila arenaria) and beach at sunrise, Luskentyre, Isle of Harris, Scotland, UK. October 2018
Marie Read / American oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) adult feeding chick, Long Island, New York, USA. June.
Marie Read / Black skimmers (Rynchops niger), three in non-breeding plumage on beach, Fort De Soto Park, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. January. Digitally altered to remove distractions.
David Tipling / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pup, Horsey, Norfolk, England, UK, February.
David Gallan / Two Southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) playing in shallows, taken with drone, Tathra Beach, New South Wales, Australia, August.
Theo Bosboom / Blue hour before sunrise over the dunes of Seilebost beach, Isle of Harris, Hebrides, Scotland. February 2018.
Theo Bosboom / Patterns on Carrickfinn beach with sand and water mixed with tannin dyed water from peat stream. Donegal, Ireland, November.
Theo Bosboom / Winter landscape at Luskentyre beach, Isle of Lewis, Scotland, North Harris in the background. February 2018.
Theo Bosboom / Patterns of algae on a limestone rock with sand, White sands beach, Causeway coast, Northern Ireland. April 2016.
Theo Bosboom / Star shaped sand pattern as photographed at low tide at Luskentyre beach, Lewis and Harris, Scotland, UK, October.
Theo Bosboom / Winter sunsrise at Seilebost beach, Isle of Harris, Scotland. February 2018
Theo Bosboom / Sun rays through stormy clouds, and snow covered beach, Varanger Peninsula, Norway. March.
John Chan / Western gull (Larus occidentalis) feeding on a California two-spot octopus (Octopus bimaculoides) on a mudflat at low tide, Southern California, USA, November.
David Pattyn / Magnificent Frigatebirds (Fregata magnificens) trying to steal fish from a fisherman coming on land with a fresh catch, Puerto Lopez , Santa Elena Peninsula, Manabi Province, Ecuador, July