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.
Erlend Haarberg / Common reeds (Phragmites australis) on a frozen lake, Sel, Norway, March.
Morley Read / Tropical flat snake (Siphlophis compressus) climbing on a flowering bromeliad (Aechmea) in the Amazon rainforest, Orellana Province, Ecuador.
Nigel Cattlin / Eggs of Golden apple snail / Channelled apple snail (Pomacea caniculata) in a Rice (Oryza sativa) paddy, Luzon, Philippines
Nigel Cattlin / Rice leaf folder moth (Cnaphalocrocis medinalis) caterpillar of pest species in folded Rice (Oryza sativa) leaf , Luzon, Philippines
Nigel Cattlin / Symptoms of Neck blast (Magnaporthe grisea) on Rice (Oryza sativa) plants in ear, Luzon, Philippines
Nigel Cattlin / Leaf tipping on Rice (Oryza sativa) caused by Leaf scald (Microdochium oryzae) disease, Thailand
David Woodfall / Sequence of strips of cultivated Machair with early shoots of Black oats (Avena strigosa) pushing through the sand. North Uist, Scotland, UK, June.
David Woodfall / Two Little terns (Sterna albifrons) at the nest amongst Black oats (Avena strigosa) growing on shell rich sands Machair, North Uist, Scotland, UK, June.
David Woodfall / Little tern (Sterna albifrons) at the nest amongst Black oats (Avena strigosa) growing on shell rich sands Machair, North Uist, Scotland, UK, June.
David Woodfall / Strips of cultivated Black oats (Avena strigosa) , grown by crofters ,who create sillage and feed it to their cattle in the winter. Berneray, North Uist, Scotland, UK, July.
John Shaw / Abandoned house in middle of a wheat field. Palouse farming area, south eastern Washington, USA, August.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Cotton grass (Eriophorum angustifolium) flowering, Shetland, Scotland, UK, July.
Ross Hoddinott / RF - Sand dunes with Marram grass (Ammophila arenaria) and beach at Seilebost beach, Isle of Harris, Scotland, UK. October (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Ross Hoddinott / Sand dunes, marram grass (Ammophila arenaria) and beach at sunrise, Luskentyre, Isle of Harris, Scotland, UK. October 2018
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Cotton grass (Eriophorum angustifolium) growing on Garbh Eilean with the Isle of Lewis behind, Shiant Isles, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK. June.
Suzi Eszterhas / Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) sitting with Bamboo in background. Shenshuping Panda Base, Wolong Nature Reserve, Wenchuan, Sichuan Province, China. Captive.
Bernard Castelein / Bulrush (Typha latifolia) Klein Schietveld, Brasschaat, Belgium
Bernard Castelein / Deergrass (Scirpus cespitosus) at dawn among Heather (Calluna vulgaris), Groot Schietveld, Wuustwezel, Belgium
Guy Edwardes / Sand dunes at Luskentyre with view to Taransay. Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK. November 2016.
Theo Bosboom / Floating sweet-grass (Glyceria fluitans) in lake, Bjornlandet National Park, North Sweden. Finalist in the Plants and Fungi category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards (WPOY) Competition...
Adrian Davies / Lesser pond sedge (Carex acutiformis) releasing pollen.
Dave Bevan / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pup sheltering amongst sand dunes and Maram grass (Ammophila) whilst its mother is away feeding, Norfolk, England, UK. December.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / View across Sound of Taransay to North Harris hills in stormy weather , West Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK, September 2014.
Cyril Ruoso / Queen of the Andes (Puya raymondii) Cordillera Blanca Massif, Andes, Peru, November.
Cyril Ruoso / Giant humming bird (Patagona gigas) feeding from Queen of the Andes (Puya raymondii) flowers, Cordillera Blanca Massif, Andes, Peru, November.
Pascal Pittorino / Greater quaking grass (Briza maxima) flowers, Giens, Var, Provence, France, May.
Claudio Contreras / Aquatic plants (Typha sp.) with Mexico City buildings in the back, Xochimilco wetlands, Mexico City, January
Pal Hermansen / Colourful corn (Zea mays) seeds against white background.
Ernie Janes / Field poppies (Papaver rhoeas) and Corn Chamomile (Anthemis arvensis) growing in organic Barley (Hordeum vulgare) crop, Norfolk, England, UK. July.
Orsolya Haarberg / Flowering cottongrass (Eriophorum angustifolium) in a wetland area with midnight sun. Sjaunja Nature Reserve, Laponia World Heritage Site, Swedish Lapland, Sweden. July 2013.
Bernard Castelein / Common cotton grass (Eriophorum angustifolium) Klein Schietveld, Brasschaat, Belgium, May.
Ernie Janes / Field of Winter barley (Hordeum vulgare), Norfolk, England, UK, November 2013.
Ernie Janes / Yellow Labrador and in wheat field, Norfolk, August
Ernie Janes / Hands holding ripe Barley ears (Hordeum vulgare) ready for harvest at Salthouse, Norfolk, England, UK, August.
Nick Upton / Pollen and nectar flower mix strip with Mustard (Brassicaceae), Common sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia) and Red clover (Trifolium pratense) bordering a Barley crop (Hordeum vulgare), Marlborough Downs...
Theo Bosboom,Theo Bosboom / Two pairs of Small spreadwings (Lestes virens) egg depositing in the soft rush in fen, Hondeven, east Holland, August
Jussi Murtosaari,Jussi Murtosaari / Frigga Fritillary (Boloria frigga) in habitat over cotton grass (Eriophorum) Finland, June
Linda Pitkin / Bulrush / Reedmace (Typha latifolia), Riverside Park Local Nature Reserve, Surrey, England, September.
Linda Pitkin / Bulrush / Reedmace (Typha latifolia), Riverside Park Local Nature Reserve, Surrey, England, September 2015.
Linda Pitkin / Deergrass (Trichophorum germanicum) Thursley National Nature Reserve, Surrey, England, August.
Linda Pitkin / Branched bur-reed (Sparganium erectum) Langham Ponds SSSI), Runnymede (NT), Surrey, England, July.
Linda Pitkin / Green bristle-grass (Setaria viridis), growing wild in an allotment. Great Bookham, Surrey, England, August.