Bence Mate / Great egret (Ardea alba) in snow, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. March.
Erlend Haarberg / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) backlit in snow, Vauldalen, Norway, May.
Bence Mate / Little egret (Egretta garzetta) and Grey herons (Ardea cinerea) reflected in lake at twilight, Lake Csaj, Pusztaszer, Hungary. June. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images...
Edwin Giesbers / Banded demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) group of four on plant stems, River Leijgraaf, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, August 2013. Finalist in the Invertebrate category of the Wildlife Photographer of th...
Pascal Pittorino / Corsican pig (Sus scrofa domestica) sow, suckling the piglets, Parc Naturel Regional de Corse / Natural Regional Park of Corsica, Corsica Island, France. September.
Cyril Ruoso / Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) female holding hands with baby whilst hanging from liana. Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia.
Sven Zacek / Arctic tern (Sterna paradisea) sitting on its nest surrounded by various coastal colors. Harjumaa, Estonia. June.
Sven Zacek / Eider ducks (Somateria mollissima) males reflected in a small pond, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. June.
Pete Oxford / Galapagos fur seal (Arctocephalus galapagoensis) near coral reef drop off, Galapagos, December.
Andy Rouse / Mute swan (Cygnus olor) with wings raised defensively at sunrise, Wales, UK, April.
Ross Hoddinott / Mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos) drake swimming through reflection of house, Bude canal, Cornwall, UK. April 2015.
Cheryl-Samantha Owen / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) close up of trunk, Amboseli National Park, Kenya.
Espen Bergersen / Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) two calling aggresively in snow, Horn°ya birdcliff, Finnmark, Norway.
Pascal Kobeh / Sicklefin lemon shark (Negaprion acutidens) in the lagoon of Picard Island, Aldabra, Seychelles, Indian Ocean.
Gabriel Rojo / White-banded tree-frog (Hypsiboas pulchellus) with Ladybird (Coccinellidae) Calden forest, La Pampa, Argentina
Jussi Murtosaari / European robin (Erithacus rubecula) adult with autumn leaves in background, Punkaharju, Etela-Savo / Southern Savonia, Ita-Suomi / Eastern Finland, Finland. September
Fiona Rogers / Tana mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus) female grooming a juvenile. Tana River Forest, South eastern Kenya.
Fiona Rogers / Tana mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus) adult and juvenile sitting - portrait. Tana River Forest, South eastern Kenya.
Denis-Huot / Portrait of male Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) in the rain, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Sven Zacek / Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) buck and doe interacting, Vesneri, Estonia, March. Winner of the Animal stories portfolio in the Melvita Nature Images Awards competition 2014.
Alex Mustard / RF- School of Scalefin anthias (Pseudanthias squamipinnis) on reef in the current feeding on plankton, with soft corals (Dendronephthya spp.) and fire coral (Millepora dichotoma) Jackson Reef, Strait...
Bence Mate / Great reed warbler (Arcocephalus arundinaceus) chick begging for food, with bokeh affect from water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, June.
Nick Garbutt / Adult Helmet Vanga (Euryceros prevostii) incubating a clutch of 3 eggs. Nest constructed in the fork of a Bird's Nest Fern (Asplenium sp.) Masoala National Park, north east Madagascar.
David Pattyn / Hanuman langur / Northern Plains Grey Langur (Semnopithecus entellus) drinking from a water tap at Ranthambore fort. Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan, India.
David Pattyn / Silhouette of Common peafowl (Pavo cristatus) perched in a tree at dawn. Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India.
Robert Thompson / Owlfly sulphur (Libelloides coccajus) on flower, near Gavarnie, Pyrenees National Park, France, June.
Robert Thompson / European common frog (Rana temporaria) on rock by waterfall, near Lac des Gloriettes dam, Pyrenees National Park, France, June.
Robert Thompson / Black veined white butterfly (Aporia crataegi) on grass, Gavarnie-Gedre, Pyrenees National Park, France, June.
Jussi Murtosaari / Grey Birch butterfly (Aethalura punctulata) resting on tree trunk in woodland habitat, Pirkanmaa, Finland, May.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Domestic Asian elephants (Elephas maximas) used for riding safaris with their keepers, Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal.
Ann & Steve Toon / Namaqua chameleon (Chamaeleo namaquensis), being scanned for microchip, part of conservation project, Namib Desert, Namibia, April
Chris Mattison / Red-eyed leaf frog (Agalychnis callidryas) from Central America
Ingo Arndt / American Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) swimming in open ocean, Pacific Coast, Ostional, Costa Rica
Radomir Jakubowski / Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea) on Horsetail (Equisetum), Herbitzheim near Saarbruecken, Saarland, Germany. Finalist in the Macro category and winner of the audience award in the Montpho...
Nature Production / Japanese firefly (Luciola cruciata) on leaf at night, with light trails of hundreds of other fireflies in flight in the background, Japan
Chris & Monique Fallows / African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) group at surface with cloudy sky, False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.
Chris & Monique Fallows / Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) tail, Cape Point, South Africa.
Sven Zacek / Blue tit (Parus caeruleus) perched on a frosty tree, Southern Estonia, January.
Andy Rouse / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) mother and cub playing, Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa. Honoured in the African wildlife category
Ben Cranke / Jaguar (Panthera onca) sitting at night, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Ben Cranke / Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) nesting, Petermann Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica