Christophe Courteau / Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) silverback sitting on boundary wall between Volcanoes National Park and a Potato crop, looking into valley. Area to be restored to forest. Rwanda.
Wim van den Heever / Lion (Panthera leo) male with scars photographed with side-lit spot light at night. Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa, April.
Wim van den Heever / Lion (Panthera leo) male in darkness, Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Sven Zacek / Eider ducks (Somateria mollissima) males reflected in a small pond, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. June.
Richard Du Toit / Black wildebeest (Connochaetus gnou) bull silhouetted at dawn, Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Gauteng Province, South Africa.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) standing on ice floe, looking at camera. Svalbard, Norway. August.
Andy Rouse / Mute swan (Cygnus olor) with wings raised defensively at sunrise, Wales, UK, April.
Andrew Parkinson / Brown hare (Lepus europaeus) adult sitting in a snow covered field. Derbyshire, UK, January.
David Tipling / Common frog (Rana temporaria) and spawn in pond. West Runton, North Norfolk, England, UK, March. Highly commended in the Habitat category of the BWPA Awards 2015.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) walking in habitat, with mountains, South Georgia, November 2008.
Martin Gabriel / Mute swans (Cygnus olor) on water, Bavaria, Germany, February.
Tui De Roy / Kakapo (Strigops habroptilus) close up showing sensory facial feathers, Codfish Island / Whenua Hou, Southland, New Zealand, February. Critically endangered
Terry Whittaker / Pine marten (Martes martes) on branch, orange glow in sky behind from the lights of Inverness. Black Isle, Scotland, UK, October. Photographed by camera trap Highly commended in the Habitat category o...
Terry Whittaker / Man sat on picnic bench in park flooded by River Thames, Chertsey, Surrey, UK, February 2014.
Markus Varesvuo / Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) standing in snowfall,Hokkaido, Japan, February
Ben Cranke / Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) sitting on tree branch, Finland. February.
Alex Mustard / RF- Pair of Red Sea anemonefish (Amphiprion bicinctus) in Magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica), which has closed up in the late afternoon revealing its red skirt. St Johns Reef. Egypt. Red S...
Mary McDonald / African lion (Panthera leo), resting on a rock, surrounded by flies, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. November.
Olga Kamenskaya / View of people standing on ice from underneath car, on the ice of Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia, March. Property released and Model released.
Olga Kamenskaya / Man looking into ice hole dug for ice diving, Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia, March. Model released.
Robert Thompson / European common frog (Rana temporaria) on rock by waterfall, near Lac des Gloriettes dam, Pyrenees National Park, France, June.
Tim Laman / Red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis) pair in a snowstorm, Hokkaido, Japan. Endangered species.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Mount Annapurna I (8091m) from base camp, with hikers and prayer flags silhouetted, Annapurna Sanctuary, central Nepal, November 2011.
Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male in snowy mountain habitat. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Edwin Giesbers / Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae), captive, occurs in Sumatra, Indonesia.
Juan Carlos Munoz / Gelada baboon (Theropithecus gelada) troop, Simien Mountains, Ethiopia, Africa
Andrew Parkinson / Gannet (Morus bassanus) chick backlit by evening light. Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, August.
Jussi Murtosaari / Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) male, Finland, August
Andy Rouse / African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) silhoutted against setting sun. Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa, August.
Igor Shpilenok / Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) in wide landscape with Kronotsky Volcano on the horizon. Kronotsky Zapovednik Nature Reserve, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russian Far East, March.
Paul Hobson / Harlequin Ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) melanic form, on turning leaf. Sheffield, October.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) in arctic ice landscape backlit by midnight sun. Nordaustlandet, Svalbard, August.
Bence Mate / Green crowned brilliant hummingbird (Heliodoxa jacula) male taking off to feed at feeder in garden, another waiting perched on lichen covered branch, Costa Rica, January. Winner, Eric Hosking award at...
Ernie Janes / A person looking out onto the Erg Chebbi Dunes. Sahara Desert, Morocco, North Africa, March 2011.
Anup Shah / Thomson's gazelles (Eudorcas thomsonii) following a herd of Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) as they cross the Mara River, wide angle perspective, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. September
Andy Rouse / Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei) in habitat seen through leaves. Rwanda, Africa
Andy Rouse / Portrait of a Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei) with a view over forest canopy. Rwanda, Africa, March.
Edwin Giesbers / European Mouflon (Ovis musimon) male head profile. The Netherlands, January.
Florian Möllers / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) captive, female, perched at sunset with view over Berlin, Germany, November.
Solvin Zankl / Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) climbing in tree, Germany
Ernie Janes / Cocker spaniel, female, portrait
Edwin Giesbers / Orang utan (Pongo pygmaeus) portrait, silhouetted against sky on tree branch, Semengoh Nature reserve, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia, Endangered