SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red squirrel, (Sciurus vulgaris), silhouetted on stump at dawn, Scotland, UK.March
Marie Read / Blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) holding an acorn in its bill whilst perched on tree stump, with autumn foliage, New York, USA, October.
Pal Hermansen / Logged forest, aerial view. Akershus, Norway. November 2018.
Sven Zacek / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) female on nest, male landing with twig in beak. Tartumaa, Southern Estonia. April.
Sven Zacek / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) female feeding at nest on rodent prey presented by mate. Tartumaa, Southern Estonia. April.
Sven Zacek / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) female and nestling on nest in tree stump. Tartumaa, Southern Estonia. May.
Sven Zacek / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) female on nest after snowfall. Tartumaa, Southern Estonia. March.
Sven Zacek / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) female on nest in tree stump. Tartumaa, Southern Estonia. April.
Sandesh Kadur / Bamboo lemur (Hapalmur griseus) sitting on tree stump. Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, Madagascar.
Steve Downer / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) jumping over a fence and taking food left out on a tree stump in a garden, Birmingham, England, UK, April.
Dave Bevan / Female Giant wood wasp (Uroceras gigas) inserting ovipositor into tree stump to lay eggs, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK, September.
Doug Wechsler / Yellow-plumed parakeets (Leptosittaca branickii) at nest cavity in wax palm stump, Tapichalaca Biological Reserve, Ecuador.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) feeding next to each other on old tree stump, Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK, February.
Paul Hobson / Weasel (Mustela nivalis) investigating birch stump with bracket fungus in autumn woodland, Sheffield.
Dave Bevan / Blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) perched on a tree stump, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK, November.
Sven Zacek / Male Ural owl (Strix uralensis) flying to nest to feed female, Southern Estonia, March.
Gabriel Rojo / Green-barred woodpecker (Colaptes melanochloros) female on snag, La Pampa, Argentina
Cyril Ruoso / Asiatic black bear (Ursus thibetanus) resting, captive at Singapore Zoo. Non-ex
Pal Hermansen / Dead, polluted Larch (Larix) forest, with power station behind, Norilsk, Russia.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Woodpecker finch (Camarhynchus pallidus) using stick as a tool for foraging, Galapagos. Endemic.
Erlend Haarberg / Three-toed woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus) on tree trunk, Sarek National Park, Laponia World Heritage Site, Lapland, Sweden, September.
Terry Whittaker / Pine marten (Martes martes) on branch, orange glow in sky behind from the lights of Inverness. Black Isle, Scotland, UK, October. Photographed by camera trap Highly commended in the Habitat category o...
Andy Trowbridge / Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) perched on stump calling. Tomter, Southern Norway. July.
Dong Lei / Himalayan goral (Naemorhedus goral) in forest, Tangjianhe National Nature Reserve, Sichuan Province, China. April.
Jabruson / African rainforest clearance - men sawing hardwood tree trunks to make planks. South of Mbomo, Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo, May 2005.
Andy Trowbridge / Female goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) hiding Wood pigeon (Columba palumbus) prey from passing crows. Southern Norway, February.
Kirkendall-Spring / Clearcut forest in the Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Washington, USA, August 2011.
Andy Sands / Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca) male perched on mossy stump, Wales, UK, June
Andy Sands / Little owl (Athene noctua) two chicks on tree stump, Hertfordshire, England, UK, June
Peter Cairns / 2020VISION / Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) portrait on stump in flowering heather. Inshriach Forest, Scotland, September.
Sandesh Kadur / Stump Tailed Macaque (Macaca arctoides) female yawning in canopy holding infant. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India.
Sandesh Kadur / Stump Tailed Macaque (Macaca arctoides) among branches. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India.
George Sanker / Two Least Chipmunks (Tamias minimus) sitting on tree stump feeding, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, October, crop of 1373882
Andy Rouse / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) newly fledged young on perch. Dyfi Estuary, Wales, August. It is the first time ospreys have bred at this location for 400 years.
Mark Hamblin / 2020VISION / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) on old pine stump in woodland, Scotland, UK, November
Markus Varesvuo / Ural Owl (Strix uralensis) bringing rodent prey to her chicks in a hollow tree-stump. Kuusamo, Finland, May.
Klaus Echle / Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) digging a den hole under a tree stump. Black Forest, Germany, July.
Konrad Wothe / Victoria's riflebird (Ptiloris victoriae) male displaying in rainforest, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia, October
Hermann Brehm / A Jay (Garrulus glandarius) and Great Spotted Woodpecker (Decdrocops major) fighting on a tree stump. Bavaria, Germany, November.
Lassi Rautiainen / Grey wolf (Canis lupus) in woodland in thick snow jumping up at eagle perched on dead tree stump overhead, Finland, December
Andy Rouse / European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) perched on tree stump in garden with snow falling, Wales, UK. December
Nick Garbutt / Stump-tailed Leaf Chameleon (Brookesia superciliaris) on white background, from rainforest leaf-litter. Masoala National Park, Madagascar.
Nick Garbutt / Stump-tailed Leaf Chameleon (Brookesia superciliaris) in rainforest leaf-litter, eyes pointing in different directions. Masoala National Park, Madagascar.
Peter Cairns / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) sitting on snow covered tree stump, Glenfeshie, Cairngorms NP, Scotland, February 2009
Sven Zacek / Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) perched on tree stump, in snow, Ontario, Canada.
Wild Wonders of Europe / Cairns / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) sitting on tree stump in snow, Glenfeshie, Cairngorms NP, Scotland, February 2009