Tony Wu / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae), fluke of female with male calf playing below, Vava'u, Tonga, Pacific Ocean.
Pedro Narra / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) hatchling at sea surface, Bissagos Islands, Guinea Bissau. Endangered species. 3rd Place in the SOS Especes Menacees / SOS Endangered Species Portfolio category of the Te...
Jurgen Freund / Little red flying-fox (Pteropus scapulatus) flying around and roosting in trees, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. December. Second Place in the Man and Nature portfolio category of the Terr...
Tony Heald / Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) mother and calf, rear view. Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India. Vulnerable species
Andy Rouse / Magnificent frigate bird (Fregata magnificens) group flying against cloudy sky, Galapagos.
Gabriel Rojo / Patagonian cavy (Dolichotis patagonum ) rear view of two, La Pampa, Argentina.
Jurgen Freund / Leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) hatchlings running to the sea from nest. Jamursbamedi, West Papua, Irian Jaya, Indonesia.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Common moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) perched on branch, Lake Naivasha, Kenya.
Fred Olivier / Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) travelling to the ice edge to feed, Antarctica.
Hanne & Jens Eriksen / Black guillemot (Cepphus grylle) taking off, Denmark, May
Eric Medard / Feral cat (Felis catus) at night, taken with infra-red remote camera trap, France, November.
Roger Powell / Rear view of Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) in full display at the lek. Varanger, Finmark, Norway, May.
Pal Hermansen / Blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) taking off in the snow, with old cars in the background, Bastnas, Sweden, February. Winner of the Fritz Polking Prize at the GDT competition 2013 and winner of the Portf...
Staffan Widstrand,Staffan Widstrand / Fishermen in boats, Pulicat Lake, Tamil Nadu, India, January 2013.
Cheryl-Samantha Owen / West coast rock lobster (Jasus lalandii) commercial fishing boat (James Archer) leaves the Saldhana Bay harbour before the break of dawn. The lights of the town and the lighthouse flash on the horizon...
Graham Eaton / Leatherback Turtle Hatchling (Dermochelys coriacea) crossing a beach towards the sea at sunrise, Cayenne, French Guiana, July
Graham Eaton,Graham Eaton / A hatchling Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) nearing the waters edge, Cayenne, French Guiana
Sven Zacek,Sven Zacek / Common Cranes (Grus grus) in field with straw bales, prior to autumn migration. Estonia, August.
Milan Radisics / Tools to chase birds away from airport area at Budapest Airport, including sound cannon, Hungary, March 2009
Stephen Dalton / Gatekeeper (Pyronia tithonus) in flight taking off from spear thistle, controlled conditions
David Tipling / Gentoo Penguins (Pygoscelis papua) about to enter the sea, Brown Bluff Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, November
Paul D Stewart / Illustration of Giant Octopus (Octopus dofleini) attacking a ship, 1815 copperplate engraving from Bertuch's 'Bilderbuch fur kinder' 16 plate 5. with contemporary colour. 'Colosal Polypus' (octopus) a...
Philippe Clement / The harbour at Le Croisic, Loire-Atlantique, Pays-de-la-Loire, France September 2011
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) taking off from water. Spitsbergen, Svalbard, August.
Graham Eaton / Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) hatchling crossing a beach to get to the sea. Cayenne, French Guiana, July.
Klaus Echle / After being trapped in an empty shed, Badger (Meles meles) passes wall decorated with graffiti on its way back to the forest. Baden-Wuerttemburg, Germany, May 2010. Winner of the Man and Nature catego...
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...
Chadden Hunter / King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) heading out to sea, crossing tidal surf to feed in the open seas, South Georgia. Taken on location for BBC Frozen Planet series, 2008
Chadden Hunter / King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) crossing water to reach breeding site, South Georgia. Taken on location for BBC Frozen Planet series, 2008
Andrew Parkinson / Puffins (Fratercula arctica) pair take off together to go fishing. Farne Islands, Northumberland, UK, May.
Matthew Maran / Steller's Sealion (Eumetopias jubata) male splashing into water. Barkley Sound, Vancouver Island, Canada, September.
Anup Shah / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) group leaving a waterhole - wide angle perspective. Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. March
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
Ernie Janes / Farmyard chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) free range, mixed breed, two perched on tractor bonnet, Norfolk, UK. Property released
Alex Mustard / Southern stingray (Hypanus americanus) swimming over sand ripples on sandbar, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.
Michel Poinsignon / Flock of Mute swans (Cygnus olor) in winter, snowing, Lorraine, France, February
Steven Kazlowski / Aerial view of Ringed seals (Phoca hispida) on multi-layer ice (freshwater pans formed over many years where salt is squeezed out of the ice) with exit hole underneath ocean, Chukchi Sea, 20 miles off...
Nick Upton / 2020VISION / Common / Eurasian cranes (Grus grus) small flock of juveniles taking flight over the frozen, snow covered pastureland on a foggy winter morning. These Cranes were released by the Great Crane Project...
Paul Hobson / Gannet, (Morus bassanus) rear view, flying into head wind, tail used as break, Yorkshire coastline, England. UK. May.
Mark Carwardine / Northern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) close up of eye, in enclosure at Dvur Kralove Zoo, Czech Republic, the day before departure, December 2009, Extinct in the wild, only eight left...
Ann & Steve Toon / Roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus) with young offspring, Mlilwane nature reserve breeding programme, Swaziland, Southern Africa
Bence Mate / European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) taking off from waters edge after bathing, Pusztaszer, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary
David Tipling / Rear view of Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) on beach Blakeney Point, Norfolk, England, November
Jenny E. Ross / Snow Geese (Chen caerulescens) and Ross's Geese (Chen rossii) taking off from field where they have been feeding, Imperial Valley, California, USA.
Stephen Dalton / Hoverfly (Eristalis tenax) taking off from Snapdragon flower, UK
Stephen Dalton / Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) flying from nest. UK
Stephen Dalton / Goldcrest ( Regulus regulus) in flight, UK
Sven Zacek / Herring gull (Larus argentatus) taking off from water, Atlantic ocean, Norway.