Andy Rouse / Maasai Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) silhouetted by beams of light from setting sun, Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa. Winner of the African section of the Nature’s Best Windland Smith Rice...
Guy Edwardes / Bonnet mycena fungus (Mycena galericulata) on deadwood in ancient broadleaved woodland, sun shining through trees. New Forest National Park, England, UK. October.
David Pattyn / Common starling (Sturnus vulgaris) murmuration, flock pursued by Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) before landing at winter roost. The Netherlands. February 2020.
David Pattyn / Common starling (Sturnus vulgaris) murmuration, flocks gathering above trees before landing at winter roost. The Netherlands. February 2020.
Ben Hall / Langur monkey (Semnopithecus) climbing tree in misty forest at dawn, India, November.
Wendy Shattil / Light shining through the U.S. border wall, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona, USA, March 2020.
Edwin Giesbers / Konik horses (Equus ferus caballus) interacting at sunset, floodplain of the river Rijn, Meinerswijk near Arnhem, the Netherlands. May
Doug Gimesy / Australian magpie (Cracticus tibicen), on the ground, with the Melbourne city skyline at sunset in the background. Princess Park, Carlton, Victoria, Australia. July.
Pal Hermansen / Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) landing on coast in midnight sun. Lofoten, Norway. July.
Ben Hall / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) on snow covered moorland at last light, Derbyshire, UK.
Guy Edwardes / Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) landing on Lake Kerkini, Greece
Philippe Clement / Tracking shot through Beech (Fagus sylvatica) forest, with the sun shining through the foliage, dolly shot, Belgium, April.
Andy Rouse / RF - Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) feeding on dandelion seed heads at sunset, UK. May. UK. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Mark Carwardine / Spinetail devil ray (Mobula mobular), four with rays of light and sparkle of sun on water, aerial view. Sea of Cortez, Baja California, Mexico. March.
Ernie Janes / Fallow deer (Cervus dama) stags at sunset, Holkham Park, North Norfolk, UK, January.
Tui De Roy / Three White rhinoceroses (Ceratotherium simum), Solio Game Reserve, Laikipia, Kenya. September.
Doug Perrine / Hawaiian green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) crowding into a small seaside cavern to bask at sunset. Resting on shore is a behaviour that is very rare for sea turtles, except in Hawaii and the Galapago...
Nick Garbutt / RF - Ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) back lit and sun bathing at first light. Berenty Private Reserve, southern Madagascar. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Guy Edwardes / Sunset over The Brisons from Porth Nanven, Cot Valley, St. Just, Cornwall, England, UK, November 2007
Guy Edwardes / Wave shaped chalk boulder beneath Beer Head at sunset Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Branscombe, Devon, England December 2006
Guy Edwardes / Coastline at Land's End towards Enys Dodnan and Armoured Knight, Cornwall, England, UK, October 2007.
John Cancalosi / Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus), sunbathing. Warming itself by erecting feathers to allow sun to strike directly on black skin. Arizona, USA.
Edwin Giesbers / RF- Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) flock silhouetted at sunset, Pont Du Gau Park, Camargue, France. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Shane Gross / Galapagos Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus wollebacki) resting on rocks at sunset on North Seymour Island, Galapagos, Ecuador. December.
Shane Gross / Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) mother and calf, Sri Lanka. March.
Orsolya Haarberg / Sun pillar (optical phenomenon) that appears against the setting sun in light snow. Sognefjellet, Norway. April.
Derek Galon / Dramatic sunset with storm clouds over Roseau, Caribbean sea view in Dominica, Lesser Antiles. September 2019.
Guy Edwardes / Mhangarstaidh Beach, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK, March.
Ismaele Tortella / Northern gannet (Morus bassanus) colony, chick climbing back into nest, with the midnight sun, Norway, July
Fred Olivier / Aerial shot of Castleton Tower at sunset, Castle Valley, Moab, Utah, USA, 2018.
Gabriel Rojo / Southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) diving, with tail fluke splash. Monumento Natural Ballena Franca Austral, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Valdes Peninsula, Patagonia, Argentina.
Ann & Steve Toon / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) walking, silhouetted at dusk. Zimanga private game reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Ann & Steve Toon / African elephants (Loxodonta africana) herd silhouetted at sunset. Chobe National Park, Botswana.
Andy Rouse / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) mother and yearling cub on pack ice at sunset, Svalbard, Norway. August.
Morley Read / Aerial shot ascending over rainforest canopy at dawn, with the Rio Napo in background, a tributary of the Amazon, Napo Province, Ecuador, 2017.
Jack Dykinga / Saguaro cacti (Carnegia gigantea) at sunset, during a summer rain storm. Saguaro National Park, Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA, August. Digital composite.
Milan Radisics / Aerial shot of Gunnuhver steam geyser, Gunnhuver Hot Springs, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland, August 2018.
Milan Radisics / Aerial shot of rootless cones or pseudocraters, formed by steam explosions as flowing hot lava crosses over a wet surface, South Iceland, August 2018.
Milan Radisics / Aerial shot of the estuary of the Holmsa and Kudafljot glacial rivers, Grafarkirkja, Iceland, August 2018.
Alex Mustard / RF - Silhouette of a California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) swimming through an underwater cave. Los Islotes, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Sea of Cortez, Gulf of California, East Pacific...
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.
Jack Dykinga / Erosion sculpted 'pot-hole' with reflection of clouds at sunset, Muley Point, Cedar Mesa, Bears Ears National Monument, Utah, USA, October 2018.
Ingo Arndt / Sun rising over ice formations on Lake Baikal. Siberia, Russia. February 2019.
Aflo / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in snow at sunset, Hokkaido, Japan.
Nick Hawkins / Overhead view of a blue shark (Prionace glauca) off Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. July.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / RF - Red deer, (Cervus elaphus), stags silhouetted at sunset in winter, Scotland, UK.February (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red deer, (Cervus elaphus), stag silhouetted at sunset, Scotland, UK.February
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red deer, (Cervus elaphus), stags silhouetted at sunset in winter, Scotland, UK.February