John Shaw / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) landing at its nest in a Bald cypress tree (Taxodium distichum) draped with epiphytic Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides). Blue Cypress Lake, Florida, USA. April.
John Shaw / Barn and wheat field in the Palouse farming area of southeastern Washington, USA, August
John Cancalosi / Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus), sunbathing. Warming itself by erecting feathers to allow sun to strike directly on black skin. Arizona, USA.
John Cancalosi / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pup 'waving', UK
John Cancalosi / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus), mother and young interacting on beach, UK
John Cancalosi / Ring-billed gull (Larus delawarensis), adult in flight, New York, USA
John Cancalosi / White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) doe standing in snow, New York, USA
John Cancalosi / Portrait of White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) doe in snow, New York, USA
John Shaw / Grey wolf in snow (Canis lupus), Minnesota, USA. January. Controlled situation.
John Shaw / Grey wolves running in snow (Canis lupus), Minnesota, USA. January. Controlled situation.
John Cancalosi / Juvenile Timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) massed together at nest site, Pennsylvania, USA.
John Cancalosi / Timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) at nest site with young, Pennsylvania, USA.
John Cancalosi / Corn snake (Pantherophis guttatus) young hatching, captive. Maryland, USA.
John Cancalosi / Sonoran desert toad (Incilius alvarius) pair mating, with trail of spawn in water. Arizona, USA.
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 / Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) chick watching for parents to return with food, Southern California, USA, June.
John Chan / Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) chicks stretching and flapping their wings, Southern California, USA, May.
John Shaw / Pine tree (Pinus sp) in winter, Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA, January.
John Chan / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) plucking Dowitcher (Limnodromus) prey, Southern California, USA.
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
John Chan / Flock of Western sandpipers (Calidris mauri) taking flight from salt marsh, Southern California, USA.
John Chan / American avocet (Recurvirostra americana) foraging in salt marsh, Southern California, USA.
John Cancalosi / Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) chick stretching its wings in nest in a Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea), is groomed by its parent, Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA, May.
John Shaw / Common loon (Gavia immer) with a chick alongside. British Columbia, Canada. June.
John Shaw / Shoreline of Lake Powell, seen from Alstrom Point on Romana Mesa. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, on the Arizona/Utah border, USA, January.
John Shaw / Brown bear (Ursus arctos) searching for clams on tidal mudflat with waterbirds. Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. August.
John Shaw / James' flamingo / Puna flamingo (Phoenicoparrus jamesi). Lago Colorado, Bolivia. March.
John Shaw / Abandoned house in middle of a wheat field. Palouse farming area, south eastern Washington, USA, August.
John Shaw / King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) walking in line on a windy beach. Sanders Island, Falklands. November.
John Shaw / Yacare caiman (Caiman yacare) Cuiaba River, Pantanal, Brazil, August.
John Shaw / Chestnut-eared aracari (Pteroglossus castanotis) on cat-gut vine. Pantanal, Brazil, August.
John Shaw / Common giraffe (Giraffa tippelskirchi) bending to drink at a waterhole, with another standing on the opposite side of the pool reflected in the water. Klein Namutoni waterhole, Etosha National Park, N...
John Shaw / Purple gallinule (Porphyrio martinicus) reaches for giant bulrush (Schoenoplectis californicus) seeds. Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Florida, USA, April.
John Shaw / Common grackle pair (Quiscalus quiscula) in courtship display. Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Florida, USA, April.
John Shaw / Roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) at its nesting colony site, in early morning light. St. Johns Management Area, Florida, USA, April.
John Shaw / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) with Atlantic needlefish (Strongylura marina) it has caught. Blue Cypress Lake, Florida, USA, April.
John Shaw / Snowy egret (Egretta thula) shows its breeding plumage. St. Johns Management Area, Florida, USA, March.
John Shaw / Black-browed albatross pair (Thalassarche melanophris) mutual grooming during copulation. New Island, Falkland Islands, November.
John Shaw / Late afternoon light warms the colors in the Yellow Mounds area, Badlands National Park, South Dakota, USA, September.
John Shaw / Large leaves on Pacific blackberry (Rubus ursinus) above bracken fern and horsetail, is a small wet area. Oregon, USA. June.
John Shaw / Namaqua chameleon (Chamaeleo namaquensis) catching larvae with its extended tongue. In the Namib desert near Swakopmund, Namibia.
John Shaw / Snow monkey or Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) female with baby clinging to her back. Jigokudani, Japan, February.
John Shaw / Common eider duck (Somateria mollissima) female defending her nest from arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus). Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen. June.
John Shaw / Yellow warbler (Setophaga petechia aureola) on lava rocks. Isabela Island, Galapagos. May.
John Shaw / Great frigatebird (Phaethon aethereus) male at nest site, with gular sac inflated to attract females. Genovesa Island, Galapagos, May.
John Shaw / Sally lightfoot crabs (Grapsus grapsus) on the beach at Puerto Egas, Santiago Island, Galapagos, May.