Phil Savoie / Mining bee (Andrena sp.), harvesting pollen from anthers of Cherry tree (Prunus sp.) Ripon Wisconsin USA, May.
Phil Savoie / Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) feeding on Wallflower (Erysimum sp.) Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. April.
Phil Savoie / Little nomad bee (Nomada flavoguttata) covered in Dandelion pollen (Taraxacum offinicale) Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. September
Stefan Christmann / Sunset with beams of light shining through Neumayer-Station III, Alfred-Wegener-Institut research station. Atka Bay, Antarctica. January 2017.
David Perpinan / Aeroplane flying in front of a total lunar eclipse, also called a Blood Moon, Barcelona, Spain, 27th July 2018.
Paul D Stewart / Photographic reconstruction of Archaeopteryx by Paul D. Stewart. The fossils of this species was from 150 million years ago, and is thought of as a stage between feathered dinosaurs and modern birds.
Charlie Summers / Andrommeda (M31) with its two syster galaxies (M32 and M110) Eastern Colorado. 8 November 2015. Taken with digital focus stacking.
Franco Banfi / Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas) at night off Loreto, Sea of Cortez, Baja California, Mexico, East Pacific Ocean.
Franco Banfi / Beak and tentacles of Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas) at night off Loreto, Sea of Cortez, Baja California, Mexico, East Pacific Ocean.
Pedro Narra / Man and woman undertaking monitoring work measuring Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) nests as the the female digs it, Bissagos Islands, Guinea Bissau. Endangered species. 3rd Place in the SOS Especes M...
Alex Mustard / Portrait of Bigfin squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana) hovering in open water above a coral reef at night. Dampier Strait, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Tropical West Pacific Ocean
Mark MacEwen / Japanese firefly (Luciola cruciata) light trails at night above stream in rural Japan. June.
MYN / Paul van Hoof / Common spadefoot toad (Pelobates fuscus) composite showing metamorphosis from larva to adult, The Netherlands, meetyourneighbours.net project
Theo Webb / Driver ant (Dorylus) large soldier guarding smaller ants, in Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Andy Rouse / Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) mother with young, and silverback in background. Virunga Mountains, Rwanda. Non-ex.
Alex Hyde / Long exposure of light trail from bioluminescent click beetle (Pyrophorus sp) walking on ground at night. Danum Valley Sabah, Borneo.
Sven Zacek / Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) in fog at sunset, Estonia, September. Nominated in the Melvita Nature Images Awards competition 2014.
Hougaard Malan / Panoramic view of the Milky Way over baobab trees. Kubu Island, Makgadikgadi pans, Botswana. May 2012.
Charlie Summers,Charlie Summers / Jupiter and the Moon in conjunction, on the night of 21 January 2013.
Paul D Stewart / 1881 portrait of Charles Robert Darwin (12 February 1809 - 19 April 1882) English Naturalist and author of the Origin of Species. 1922 Hand coloured portrait aquatint of Darwin by G. Sidney Hunt after...
Kathryn Jeffs / Dr Robert (Bob) Pitman and Dr John Durban, scientific advisors, watching for Killer whales (Orcinus orca) on board the 'Golden Fleece', off Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, January 2009, Taken on loca...
Solvin Zankl / Sorting Common fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) laboratory culture embryos for DNA injection at the Vienna Drosophila RNAi Center, Institute for Molecular Pathology, Austria.
Solvin Zankl / Laboratory culture of Wild type Common fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) Vienna Drosophila RNAi Center, Institute for Molecular Pathology, Austria
Jeff Wilson / Frozen planet team clothes and equipment ready for Antarctica expedition to Ross Sea, in National Science Foundation hanger, Christchurch, New Zealand, October 2009. Taken on location for BBC series,...
Visuals Unlimited / Close up of a Fruit Fly (Drosphila) compound eye. SEM X2500
Visuals Unlimited / White-tailed Deer fawns among ferns in an Aspen forest (Odocoileus virginianus), Minnesota, USA.
Visuals Unlimited / Desert Cottontail Rabbit young in their nest (Sylvilagus audubonii), California, USA.
Wild Wonders of Europe / Oxford / Wild Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) male, one year, with GPS tracking collar, sitting, Sierra de Andújar Natural Park, Mediterranean woodland of Sierra Morena, north east Jaén Province, Andalusia, Spain...
Ingo Arndt / Sea ice crystals. Fine piece of an ice core collected on an ice floe photographed under polarized light. Crystals grown under calm water conditions. Horizontal section. Weddell Sea, Antarctica FOR SAL...
Mark Moffett / Forty meter rainforest canopy research crane used by researchers at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) at Parque Natural Metropolitano, Panama
Mark Moffett / Forty meter rainforest canopy research crane used by researchers at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) at Parquet Metropolitan, Panama
Peter Lewis / Super Blood Wolf Moon or Blood Moon Eclipse so called because a Lunar eclipse is appearing at the same time as a Supermoon. Arundel, West Sussex, England, UK, 21 January 2019
Phil Savoie / Mining bee (Andrena sp.) harvesting pollen from Cherry blossom (Prunus sp.), Wisconsin, USA, May.
Phil Savoie / Mining bee (Andrena sp) harvesting pollen from Apple blossom (Malus domestica) Ripon Wisconsin USA, May.
Phil Savoie / Hairy faced flower bee (Hylaeus hyalinatus), pair covered in pollen, mating, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. April
Phil Savoie / Dance fly (Empis albohirta), feeding on Ox-eye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare), Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. September
Phil Savoie / Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) sloe berries, pollinated by mining bees, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. June
Phil Savoie / Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) sloe berries, pollinated by mining bees, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. May
Phil Savoie / Little nomad bee (Nomad flavoguttata) feeding on Dandelion (Taraxacum offinicale) Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. June
Phil Savoie / Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) sloe berries, pollinated by mining bees, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. April