David Pattyn / Common starling (Sturnus vulgaris) murmuration, flock gathering above trees before landing at winter roost, blurred motion. The Netherlands. February.
David Tipling / Flock of Knot (Calidris canutus) chased by a Peregrine as they arrive to roost at high tide, Cormorants in foreground, Snettisham RSPB Reserve, The Wash, Norfolk, September.
Andy Sands / Green veined white butterfly (Pieris napi) roosting on a Dog Violet flower, Hertofrdshire, England, UK, April - Focus Stacked
Guy Edwardes / Brown tent-making bats (Uroderma magnirostrum) roosting under a palm leaf, lowland rainforest, Costa Rica. November.
Ross Hoddinott / Three common blue damselflies (Enallagma cyathigerum) roosting on sedge and silhouetted at dawn, Broxwater, Cornwall, UK. July .
Fred Olivier / Two Black flying foxes (Pteropus alecto) venting in a tree, Ord river, Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia.
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
Jack Dykinga / Yellow-headed blackbirds (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) and Redwing blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus) roosting. Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area, Arizona, USA, December.
Jack Dykinga / Murmuration of Yellow-headed blackbirds (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) and Redwing blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus) at sunset, before roosting. Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area, Arizona, USA, December.
David Woodfall / Lesser horseshoe bats (Rhinolophus hipposideros) in magnesium mine, Shropshire, England, UK, April.
Sandesh Kadur / Slow motion clip of Amur falcons (Falco amurensis) congregating at roost site during their migration from Siberia to Africa, near Doyang reservoir, Nagaland, India, October.
Ross Hoddinott / RF - Banded demoiselles (Calopteryx splendens) male roosting among grasses, silhouetted against the sun reflected in the water, Lower Tamar Lakes, Cornwall, UK. July. (This image may be licensed eithe...
Ross Hoddinott / Banded demoiselles (Calopteryx splendens) male, roosting among grasses, silhouetted against the sun reflected in the water, Lower Tamar Lakes, Cornwall, UK. July.
Ross Hoddinott / Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea) roosting among tall grasses at sunrise and bathed in warm, early morning sunlight, Volehouse Moor, Devon, UK. July.
Bernard Castelein / Indian Flying Fox (Pteropus giganticus) male roosting in tree, Keoladeo NP, Bharatpur, India
John Waters / Large group of Pied wagtails (Motacilla alba) roosting in a Plane tree (Platanus hispanica), Bath, England, UK, January.
John Waters / Large murmuration of Common starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) swirling over reedbed roost at sunset, Ham Wall RSPB Reserve, Somerset, England, UK, January.
Robert Valentic / Short-nosed fruit-bat (Cynopterus brachyotis) roosting, Ko Chang Island, Thailand.
Phil Savoie / White tent making bat (Ectophylla alba) roosting in Heleconia leaf, La Selva Field Station, Costa Rica.
Jurgen Freund / Little red flying foxes (Pteropus scapulatus) flying from roosting tree at dusk, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia.
Jurgen Freund / Colony of Little red flying foxes (Pteropus scapulatus) at roost, with several bats flying in, landing on others on a branch, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia.
Jurgen Freund / Colony of Little red flying foxes (Pteropus scapulatus) leaving roost site, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia.
David Tipling / Eurasian magpies (Pica pica) gathering prior to going to roost Hortobagy National Park, Hungary January
Chris Gomersall / Large flock of Red knot (Calidris canutus) moving at high tide roost, in winter plumage, Snettisham RSPB Reserve, Norfolk, England, UK, September.
Theo Bosboom / Banded demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) male finding a place to roost, in common nettle, Roosendaal, the Netherlands. July.
Theo Bosboom / Banded demoiselles (Calopteryx splendens) males roosting among common nettles, Roosendaal, the Netherlands. July.
Theo Bosboom / Emerald damselfly (Lestes sponsa) before sunrise, Hondenven, Tubbergen, the Netherlands, July.
Philippe Clement / Flock of Jackdaws (Corvus monedula) congregating at dusk at communal roost, Belgium, December.
Nick Hawkins / Common vampire bats (Desmodus rotundus) roosting in cave, Costa Rica.
Alex Hyde / Lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros) roosting in cave. Croatia. November.
Alex Hyde / Greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum) roosting in cave. Croatia. November.
Melvin Grey / Oilbird (Steatornis caripensis) adults in nesting / roosting cave Asa Wright Field Centre, Trinidad
Gerrit Vyn / Great horned owls (Bubo virginianus) roosting in an abandoned barn. Idaho, USA. February.
Claudio Contreras / Caribbean flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) about to take off to roosting site, Ria Celestun Biosphere Reserve, Yucatan Peninsula Mexico, January. Best image taken in Mexico and specially commended in...
Jurgen Freund / Little red flying fox (Pteropus scapulatus) roosting with baby, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. May. Second Place in the Man and Nature portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Image...
Jurgen Freund / Little red flying-fox (Pteropus scapulatus) flying around and roosting in trees, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. December. Second Place in the Man and Nature portfolio category of the Terr...
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Panning shot of a large flock of Pink-footed geese (Anser brachyrhynchus) taking off from their roosting site, Montrose, Angus, Scotland, UK, November.
Aflo / Red-Crowned Crane (Grus japonensis) flock roosting in icy river in winter, Tsurui, Hokkaido, Japan. February.
Nick Upton / Flock of Jackdaws (Corvus mondedula) taking off from their roost site, Gloucestershire, England, UK, December.
Nick Garbutt / Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber) flying into roost sight at dusk, Hato La Aurora Reserve, Los Llanos, Colombia, South America.
Sam Hobson / Rose-ringed / ring-necked parakeets (Psittacula krameri) in flight on way to roost in an urban cemetery, London, UK, January. Finalist in the Birds category, Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards (...
Felicity Lanchester,Felicity Lanchester / Mixed group of Cattle egrets (Bubulcus ibis), Great egrets (Ardea alba), African openbill storks (Anastomus lamelligerus) and Sacred ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus) gathering to roost, Selous Game Res...
Andrew Parkinson / Gannet (Morus bassanus) sub-adults roosting on a coastal rock Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, July
Andrew Parkinson / Gannet (Morus bassanus) adult taking off from temporary roost sight. Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, September.
Milan Radisics / Long-eared Owls (Asio otus) roosting in tree, Szeged city, Southern Hungary, February 2009
Jabruson Motion / Two Sundevall's roundleaf / leaf-nosed bat (Hipposideros caffer) grooming each other whilst roosting in a cave, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Central African Republic, May 2012.
Jabruson / Sundevall's Leaf-nosed Bats (Hipposideros caffer) in flight in forest roosting cave. Bai Hokou, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Central African Republic.
Cheryl-Samantha Owen / Great frigate birds (Fregata minor) sitting in tree, Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles, Indian Ocean