Alex Mustard / Dugong (Dugong dugon) male feeding on a seagrass meadow (Halophila stipulacea), accompanied by a young Golden trevally (Gnathanodon speciosus). Marsa Nabaa, Marsa Alam, Egypt. Red Sea
Andy Rouse / Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) hunting in reeds, Bulgaria. Horizontal version of 01609394. Highly honoured in the Bird Category of the Nature's Best Photography Competition 2019.
Alex Mustard / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) resting on sea floor and two juvenile Golden trevally (Gnathanodon speciosus). Marsa El Shouna, Marsa Alam, Egypt.
John Shaw / Abandoned house in middle of a wheat field. Palouse farming area, south eastern Washington, USA, August.
Nick Hawkins / American lobster (Homarus americana) in eelgrass (Zostera marina). Nova Scotia, Canada. July
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / RF - Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus) running through field of grass , Scotland, UK.May (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red deer, (Cervus elaphus), stag in rough grassland, Jura, Scotland, UK., April
Oscar Dewhurst / Great bittern (Botaurus stellaris) with recently caught fish prey in beak. Suffolk, UK. November.
Oscar Dewhurst / Great bittern (Botaurus stellaris) head and neck, looking up through reeds. Suffolk, UK. November.
Oscar Dewhurst / Great bittern (Botaurus stellaris) in flight over water. London, UK. December.
Oscar Dewhurst / Great bittern (Botaurus stellaris) portrait. Suffolk, UK. November.
Oscar Dewhurst / Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) watching prey through long grass. London, UK. November
Oscar Dewhurst / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) sitting on a frozen lake at the edge of the reeds. London, UK. December.
Ross Hoddinott / RF - Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea) resting among tall grasses and bathed in warm, early morning sunlight, Volehouse Moor, Devon, UK. July. (This image may be licensed either as rights...
Marie Read / Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) male displaying in cattail marsh, Viera Wetlands, Brevard County, Florida, USA, January.
Theo Bosboom / Blue hour before sunrise at the dunes of Seilebost beach, Lewis and Harris, Scotland. February 2018.
Robin Chittenden / Bittern (Botaurus stellaris) feeding on fish, Suffolk, England, UK, November.
Robin Chittenden / Bittern (Botaurus stellaris) in reeds, Suffolk, England, UK, November.
Andy Rouse / African Lion (Panthera leo) cub age 2 months, Masai Mara, Kenya
Markus Varesvuo / Citrine wagtail (Motacilla citreola) male perched on Reed. Latvia. April.
Edwin Giesbers / Sword-grass moth (Xylena exsoleta) caterpillar on Field gladiolus (Gladiolus italicus). Cyprus. April.
Sven Zacek / Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) on ice besides reeds in Emajogi River, Tartumaa, Southern Estonia. January.
Andy Rouse / Little bittern, (Ixobrychus minutus), hunting in reeds, Bulgaria, June. This is a crop of 1637244. Highly honoured in the Bird Category of the Nature's Best Photography Competition 2019.
Andy Rouse / Little bittern, (Ixobrychus minutus), hunting in reeds, Bulgaria, June.
Theo Bosboom / Large group of Common blue damselflies (Enallagma cyathigerum) including mating couples - on stems of grass, Hondenven, Tubbergen, The Netherlands. June.
Robert Thompson / Large red damselfly (Pyrrhosoma nymphula) Brackagh Moss NNR, Portadown, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland. May.
Dave Bevan / Bittern (Botaurus stellaris) hunting and catching a fish, Suffolk, England, UK, October.
Theo Bosboom / Eyelash shaped tufts of grass in snow on beach, Saudarkrokur, Iceland. March. Winner of the Plants category of the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards 2017.
Ross Hoddinott / Broad bodied chaser dragonfly (Libellula depressa), newly emerged, resting on reeds,Broxwater, Cornwall, UK. April 2017.
Ross Hoddinott / Harvest mice (Micromys minutus) on grass stems, Devon, UK. July 2016. Captive.
Ross Hoddinott / Common blue butterflies (Polyommatus icarus) resting on grasses, Vealand Farm, Devon, UK. June 2017