Danny Green / Hazel Dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) hibernating amongst leaves and acorns. Captive. Leicestershire, UK, October.
Marie Read / Blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) holding an acorn in its bill whilst perched on tree stump, with autumn foliage, New York, USA, October.
Guy Edwardes / River Fowey flowing through Beech (Fagus sylvatica) woodland, Golitha Falls, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall, England, UK. May 2010.
Remi Masson / Water lilies (Nymphaea alba) lit by the sun's rays, seen under water. Alps, Ain, France. June. Highly commended in the the Underwater World category, GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 201...
Jack Dykinga / Fremont cottonwood trees (Populus fremontii) with autumnal leaves, Coyote Gulch,Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah, USA.
Jack Dykinga / Fallen Quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) leaves on wood, autumn, Dixie National Forest, Utah, USA, October.
Dave Bevan / Large white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillars eating Broccoli (Brassica oleracea) leaves, with Small white (Pieris rapae) caterpillars, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK. September.
Sandra Bartocha / European beech tree (Fagus sylvatica). in woodland, Serrahn, Muritz-National Park, World Natural Heritage site, Germany, Europe. October 2015.
Sandra Bartocha / Sun rays shining through European beech woodland (Fagus sylvatica). Serrahn, Muritz-National Park, World Natural Heritage site, Germany, Europe. November 2015.
Floris van Breugel / Young California fan palm (Washingtonia filifera) in sunshine among older palms in a remote oasis in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California, USA March
Floris van Breugel / Close up of (Agave) plant leaves, California, USA November
Andres M. Dominguez / Frozen Elmleaf blackberry (Rubus ulmifolius) in a small pond, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, southern Spain, January.
Andres M. Dominguez / Common stonechat (Saxicola torquata) perched on bramble, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, southern Spain, November.
Andres M. Dominguez / Bacteria (Lepthotryx discophora) causing iridescent patterns and White willow tree leaf (Salix alba) in river, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, southern Spain, November.
Andres M. Dominguez / Dove's-foot crane's-bill leaf (Geranium molle) and algae in ice with air bubbles, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, southern Spain, February.
Niall Benvie / Leaves emerging on European beech tree (Fagus sylvatica) Angus, Scotland, UK. May.
Dong Lei / Plants growing in woodland (Kingdonia uniflora) Jiuzhaigou National Nature Reserve, Sichuan Province, China, August.
Steve Downer / Close up of a Black slug (Arion ater agg.) feeding on a Plantain lily (Hosta) leaf, Birmingham, England, UK, August.
Solvin Zankl / Springtail (Dicyrtomina ornata) on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, December.
Solvin Zankl / Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) silhouetted against oak tree leaf. Elbe, Germany, June.
Chris Mattison / Close up of succulent plant (Peperomia columella) cultivated plant form Peru. Focus-stacked image.
Pete Oxford / Tea picker, collecting Tea leaves (Camelia sinensis) wearing large straw hat, Assam, North East India, October 2014.
Cyril Ruoso / Woman with baby collecting Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus) flowers and leaves, used in herbal medicine, and containing molecules which are used in the treatment of leukemia cancer. Berenty...
Pascal Pittorino / Mediterranean tree frogs (Hyla meridionalis) mating on a branch of Quince tree (Cydonia oblonga) Var, Provence, France, April.
Juan Carlos Munoz / European beech forest (Fagus sylvatica) in autumn, view from below in the mist, Ilirska Bistrica, Green Karst, Slovenia, October.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Giant lobelia (Lobelia rhynchopetalum) plants in mist, Sanetti Plateau, Bale Mountains National Park. Ethiopia, November 2014
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Giant lobelia (Lobelia rhynchopetalum), . Sanetti Plateau, Bale Mountains National Park. Ethiopia, November 2014