Danny Green / Waxwings (Bombycilla garrulus) feeding on berries in snow. Finland, March
Guy Edwardes / Red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis) courtship dance in snow, Hokkaido, Japan
Ann & Steve Toon / RF - African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in water, trunks touching, Zimanga game reserve, South Africa. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Staffan Widstrand / RF - African bush elephant, (Loxodonta africana) at night, reflected in waterhole, South Africa
Theo Bosboom / Common blue damselflies (Enallagma cyathigerum) group gathering over water, Hondenven, Tubbergen, Netherlands, July.
Theo Bosboom / Common blue damselflies (Enallagma cyathigerum) group reflected in water, flying and perching on reeds - they sit on stems and fly around the water, looking for prey and females to mate. The stems ar...
Robert Thompson / Sawfly larvae (Nematus pavidus) defensive posture, Peatlands Park, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. September.
Tui De Roy / Waved albatross (Phoebastria irrorata) group of three on nest, Punta Suarez, Espanola Island, Galapagos
Wim van den Heever / Two Gemsbok bulls (Oryx gazella) males fighitng, Etosha National Park, Namibia.
Robert Thompson / Four spotted chaser (Libellula quardrimaculata) Montiaghs Moss NNR, Aghalee, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, June.
Bence Mate / Two Great egrets (Ardea alba) standing opposite each other with Grey heron (Ardea cinerea) in between. Lake Csaj, Pusztaszer, Hungary, January. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Na...
Bence Mate / Two Great egrets (Ardea alba) face to face against white sky, Lake Csaj, Pusztaszer, Hungary. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards competition 2015.
Alex Hyde / Emperor moth(Saturnia pavonia) female, Peak District National Park, UK. May.
Alex Hyde / Peacock butterfly (Inachis io) feeding on Goat Willow catkins (Salix caprea), an important food source for pollinators in early spring. Peak District National Park, UK. April.
Claudio Contreras / Boat on canal between chinampas, a wetland agricultural system. Xochimilco wetlands, Mexico City, September
Pascal Tordeux / Avenue of Poplar (Populus sp) trees in fog, Villers Le Sec, Aisne, Picardy, France, December.
Tui De Roy / Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) courtship behaviour. Prydz Bay, near Davis Station, Vestfold Hills, Ingrid Christensen Coast, East Antarctica, November.
Roy Mangersnes / Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) courting on ocean ice north of Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway, July.
Kirkendall-Spring / Doorway of the poet Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche's house, near Paro, Bhutan, October 2014.
Markus Varesvuo / Jack snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus), Uto, Finland, November.
David Pattyn / Black necked grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) pair performing their courtship dance in the mating season. The Netherlands.March 2014
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) pair performing their courtship dance in which they mimic each other's movements. The Netherlands. April.
Stephen Dalton / Close up of the inside of a foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) showing the pistil and stamen, UK.
Denis-Huot / Two male Thomson's gazelles (Eudorcas thomsonii) fighting, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Sven Zacek / Two Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) sniffing each other in the snow, Vorumaa, Estonia, January. Winner of the Animal stories portfolio in the Melvita Nature Images Awards competition 2014.
Sven Zacek / Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) group in snow, looking at camera. Vorumaa, Estonia, December. Winner of the Animal stories portfolio in the Melvita Nature Images Awards competition 2014.
Michael D. Kern / Kaleidoscope pattern formed from picture of Johnstons Chameleon (Chamaeleo johnstoni) face and legs. Restricted for Editorial use until December 2015
Alex Hyde / Malayan Jungle Nymph (Heteropteryx dilatata) subadult male, photographed on a white background. Captive, originating form Malaya.
Alex Hyde / Peacock butterfly (Inachis io) basking with open wings on a white background in mobile field studio. Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. August
David Pattyn / Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) tail slapping, tail lob, lobtailing. Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, July.
Loic Poidevin / Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) flying low over the ground, Indre-et-Loire , France, June.
Ernie Janes / Montbretia (Crocosmias) in flower in Norfolk garden, England, UK, July.
Ben Hall / Black-headed gull (Larus ridibundus) alighting on water at dawn, Cheshire, UK, November. Highly Commended in the British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA) competition 2013.