Shane Gross / Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) propagules / plantlets which become fully mature plants before dropping off the parent tree to drift away and establish a new tree. Bahamas.
Staffan Widstrand / Wild Wonders of China / Banyan fig tree (Ficus benjamina), one single individual tree, Banyan garden protected forest, Kenting National Park, Taiwan
Stephen Dalton / Orange tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) male in flight amongst Lady's smock or Cuckooflower (Cardamine pratensis),England.
Shane Gross / Lemon shark juvenile (Negaprion brevirostris) swimming in mangrove habitat near blue crab (Callinectes sapidus), a prey species for the shark. Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Shane Gross / Lemon shark juvenile (Negaprion brevirostris) trying to feed on the leaves of a red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle). As pups, the sharks have to learn to hunt for themselves and sometimes make mistakes....
Jack Dykinga / Joshua Trees (Yucca brevifolia) of the Mojave Desert at dawn encircled with flowering lupines. (Lupinus sp,) Mohave County, Castaneda Wash, Arizona, USA.
Edwin Giesbers / Orange tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines), two females on Cuckooflower (Cardamine pratensis) in marshy grassland, egg visible on stem. April 2009.
Edwin Giesbers / Orange tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) two females on Cuckooflower (Cardamine pratensis). The Netherlands. March.
Edwin Giesbers / RF - Green-veined white butterfly (Pieris napi) on Cuckooflower (Cardamine pratensis), in meadow amongst Buttercup (Ranunculus sp) flowers. The Netherlands. March. (This image may be licensed either a...
Philippe Clement / Tracking shot through Beech (Fagus sylvatica) forest, with the sun shining through the foliage, dolly shot, Belgium, April.
Simon Littlejohn / Honey bee (Apis) nectaring from a flowering Eucalyptus tree, Andalusia, Spain, June.
Nick Upton / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) nectaring on a Crab apple (Malus sylvestnis) flower in a garden, Wiltshire, UK, April.
Alex Hyde / Orange-tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) egg and newly-emerged caterpillar on seed pod of Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata). Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. May. Focus stacked imag...
Alex Hyde / Orange-tip Butterfly egg (Anthocharis cardamines) on seed pod of Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata). Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. May. Focus stacked image.
Ross Hoddinott / Herb robert (Geranium robertianum) flower, Broxwater, Cornwall, UK. April.
Michael Hutchinson / Female Goldenrod spider (Misumena vatia) on Annual honesty (Lunaria annua) flower, trying to catch a hoverfly, Bristol, England, UK, April.
Michael Hutchinson / Wide angle shot of a female Goldenrod spider (Misumena vatia) on Annual honesty (Lunaria annua) flower, with flies flying nearby, Bristol, England, UK, April.
Michael Hutchinson / Close-up of a female Goldenrod spider (Misumena vatia) on Annual honesty (Lunaria annua) flower, feeding on hoverfly prey, Bristol, England, UK, April.
Michael Hutchinson / Close-up of a female Goldenrod spider (Misumena vatia) catching a hoverfly, on Annual honesty (Lunaria annua), Bristol, England, UK, April.
Marie Read / Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoenicus) male singing from snow-covered red maple (Acer rubrum) in flower, Ithaca, New York, USA. April 2020.
Ross Hoddinott / Beech tree (Fagus sylvatica) photographed using ICM (Intentional Camera Motion), Broxwater, Cornwall, UK. April .
Guy Edwardes / Gorse (Ulex europaeus)on cliffs above St Oswald's Bay, Dorset, England, UK, May 2013.
Shane Gross / Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) habitat with shoal of Silversides (Atherinomorus lacunosus), Eleuthera, Bahamas. August.
Klein & Hubert / European ground squirrel / Souslik (Spermophius citellus) standing in a carpet of flowers of Stork's bill (Erodium cicutarium) and holding in his paws a Poppy (Papaver rhoeas) flower before eating it,...
Lorraine Bennery / Vazaha tree (Commiphora sp.) Tsingy Bemaraha National Park, Madgascar.
Lorraine Bennery / 'Grandmother' Baobab Tree (Adansonia rubrostipa), Lac Tsimanampetsotsa National Park, Madagascar.
Erlend Haarberg / Wild pansy (Viola tricolor) with single Dandelion (Taraxacum sp) Innlandet, Norway, June.
Guy Edwardes / Low angle view of Beech trees (Fagus sylvatica), Compton Down, Dorset, England, UK, March.
Guy Edwardes / Beech tree (Fagus sylvatica) avenue at Kingston Lacey, Wimborne, Dorset, England, UK, August.
Andres M. Dominguez / Cork trees (Quercus suber) stripped of bark, in forest. Los Alcornocales Natural Park, Cortes de la Frontera, southern Spain, November.
Andres M. Dominguez / Ferns on the forest floor with Cork trees (Quercus suber )stripped of bark in the background, Los Alcornocales Natural Park, southern Spain, November
Andres M. Dominguez / Holm oak (Quercus ilex) in the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Benaocaz, southern Spain, November.
Guy Edwardes / Field of flowering Poppies (Papaver rhoeas) at sunrise, Val d'Orcia, Tuscany, Italy. May 2019.
Ingo Arndt / Aerial shot over a forest of Southern beech trees (Nothofagus) in autumn, Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile, April, 2018.
Heather Angel / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) forages on pollen in Apple (Malus domestica) flower, collecting pollen in pollen basket. In garden, Surrey, England, UK. May.
Jack Dykinga / Rainbow over Long Canyon with fall coloured Cottonwood (Populus) trees against canyon walls, Burr Trail, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah, USA, October 2018.
Nigel Cattlin / Peach leaf curl (Taprina deformans) fungal disease distortion of leaves on a young Peach tree, Berkshire, September.
Jack Dykinga / Yellow paloverde (Cercidium microphyllum) flowering amongst Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea). In foothills on north side of Santa Catalina Mountains, Coronado National Forest, Arizona, USA. May 2019.
John Shaw / Abandoned house in middle of a wheat field. Palouse farming area, south eastern Washington, USA, August.
John Shaw / Large leaves on Pacific blackberry (Rubus ursinus) above bracken fern and horsetail, is a small wet area. Oregon, USA. June.
John Shaw / Hybrid Poplar tree plantation in autumn (Populs sp.). Boardman Tree Farm, near Irrigon, Oregon, USA. October.
Marie Lochman / Tree Top Walk - Valley of Giants, tourist attraction - walk in the canopy of Red Tingle giant eucalyptus (Eucalyptus jacksonii) trees, Walpole-Nornalup National Park, south west, Western Australia, Ja...
Marie Lochman / Karri (Eucalyptus diversicolor), third tallest tree in the world, Western Australian endemic plant, D'Entrecasteaux National Park, April 2017
Marie Lochman / Wandoo (Eucalyptus wandoo), Western Australian endemic plant, Darling Range, December 2014
Marie Lochman / Wandoo (Eucalyptus wandoo), Western Australian endemic plant, Mt. Yetar - Darling Range, December 2014
Marie Lochman / Salmon Gum (Eucalyptus salmonophloia), Western Australian endemic plant, Dunn Rock Nature Reserve, March 2015
Marie Lochman / Red tingle tree (Eucalyptus jacksonii), Western Australian endemic plant, Walpole-Nornalup National Park, Western Australia.