Brandon Cole / Orca whales (Orcinus orca), three adult male resident killer whales travelling together at sunset. British Columbia, Canada, Pacific Ocean.
Brandon Cole / Steel pompano (Trachinotus stilbe) fish swimming under stormy seas at Roca Redonda offshore Baja, Mexico, Pacific Ocean.
Jack Dykinga / Yellow-headed blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) flock murmuration as they take off from the marsh at dawn, Whitewater Draw, Arizona State Game and Fish Reserve, USA. January.
Jack Dykinga / Leafless Cottonwood trees (Populus sp.) and cattails reflected in the water at dawn, Whitewater Draw, Arizona State Game and Fish Reserve, USA. January 2020.
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.
George Sanker / American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) on tree trunk drinking in a beaver pond early in the morning. Acadia National Park, Maine, USA. May.
Marie Read / Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis) male and female in the snow, photographed from low angle, Freeville, New York, USA. April 2020.
Marie Read / Blue jays (Cyanocitta cristata) confrontation in snow, April 2020. New York State, USA.
Marie Read / Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia, formerly Dendroica petechia), male in breeding plumage, Ithaca, New York, USA. May 2020.