SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Cotton grass (Eriophorum angustifolium) flowering, Shetland, Scotland, UK, July.
Ross Hoddinott / RF - Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea) resting among tall grasses and bathed in warm, early morning sunlight, Volehouse Moor, Devon, UK. July. (This image may be licensed either as rights...
Ross Hoddinott / Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea) resting among tall grasses and bathed in warm, early morning sunlight, Volehouse Moor, Devon, UK. July.
Ross Hoddinott / Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea) roosting among tall grasses at sunrise and bathed in warm, early morning sunlight, Volehouse Moor, Devon, UK. July.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Cotton grass (Eriophorum angustifolium) growing on Garbh Eilean with the Isle of Lewis behind, Shiant Isles, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK. June.
Gavin Hellier / Aerial view tracking over Lake Ashinoko and Hakpne Shrine, with Mount Fuji in the distance, passes a galleon sailing on the lake, Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, Hakone, Shizuoka, Honshu, JapanNovember...
Jack Dykinga / Douglas firs (Pseudotsuga menziesii) in 'Wall Street' Canyon. Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA, October.
Niall Benvie / Bealach na Ba Pass, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK, November 2015.
Cyril Ruoso / Fig tree (Ficus sp) in rainforest, Bukit Barisan National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia.
Sven Zacek / Frozen Birch trees (Betula sp) in a grove, Tartumaa, Estonia, January 2013.
Richard Du Toit / Black wildebeest (Connochaetus gnou) bull silhouetted at dawn, Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Gauteng Province, South Africa.
Juan Carlos Munoz / European beech forest (Fagus sylvatica) in autumn, view from below in the mist, Ilirska Bistrica, Green Karst, Slovenia, October.
Joris van Alphen / Montagu's harrier (Circus pygargus) preparing to land at her nest, clasping a songbird. Viewed from below. Groningen, the Netherlands. July.
Ross Hoddinott / Common blue butterfly (Polyommatus icarus) resting on grasses at sunset, Vealand Farm, Devon, UK. July.
Gabriel Rojo / Puma (Puma concolor) hidden in vegetation, captive, La Pampa , Argentina
Franco Banfi / Three-masted clipper cruising ship 'Stad Amsterdam', Dominica, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean. All non-editorial uses must be cleared individually.
Jack Dykinga / Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) in flower at night, with The Milky Way behind, Sonoran Desert National Monument, Sierra Estrella Mountain Wilderness, Arizona, USA, May.
Andy Rouse / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) 11 month cubs play fighting, Ranthambhore National Park, India.
Nick Upton / Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) feeding on grass amongst Meadow buttercups (Ranunculus acris) near a pond in a large enclosure, Devon, England, UK, June. Captive.
Orsolya Haarberg / Flowering cottongrass (Eriophorum angustifolium) in a wetland area with midnight sun. Sjaunja Nature Reserve, Laponia World Heritage Site, Swedish Lapland, Sweden. July 2013.
Tui De Roy / Little blue / fairy penguin (Eudyptula minor) walking on pathway to nesting burrows, Neck Game Reserve, Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia, December.
Terry Whittaker / Family of Red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) on railway embankment, Kent, UK, July.
Chris Mattison / Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) Sierra Nevada, California, USA, May.
Denis-Huot / Serval (Leptailurus serval) pouncing, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Bernard Castelein / Common cotton grass (Eriophorum angustifolium) Klein Schietveld, Brasschaat, Belgium, May.
Wild Wonders of Europe / Bartocha / Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) and Poet's daffodil (Narcissus poeticus) on the Piano Grande, Monti Sibillini National Park, Italy, May.
Wild Wonders of Europe / Bartocha / Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) and Poet's daffodil (Narcissus poeticus) on the Piano Grande, Monti Sibillini National Park, Italy, May, 2009.
John Abbott / Low angle view of trees in the Hoh Rainforest, Hall of Mosses Trail, Olympic National Park, Jefferson County, Washington, USA, June.
Jabruson / African Crake (Crecopsis egregia) portrait in long grass ,Mboko savannah-forest mozaic, Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo
Andy Trowbridge / Arctic Fox cub (Alopex / Vulpes lagopus) standing in fresh snow, blue morph. Dovrefjell National Park, Norway, September.
Daniel Heuclin / Giant Houp (Montrouziera cauliflora), New Caledonia, endemic.
Enrique López-Tapia de Inés / Trango towers in fog, the world's tallest cliffs, Baltoro Glacier, Baltistan, part of the Gilgit-Baltistan territory, northern Pakistan. July 2007.
Tim Laman / Mist in the cloud forest at Sombom Ridge, Saruwaged Range, Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea
Denis-Huot,Denis-Huot / Kori bustard (Ardeotis kori) walking in grass burnt in bushfire, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
Denis-Huot,Denis-Huot / Lion (Panthera leo) cubs playing, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
Denis-Huot,Denis-Huot / Leopard (Panthera pardus) yawning, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
Andy Rouse / African Lion (Panthera leo) female stalking, Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa
Andy Rouse / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) female hunting, Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa
Orsolya Haarberg,Orsolya Haarberg / Rock formations in snowy winter landscape. Varanger, Finnmark, Norway. February 2010
Denis-Huot,Denis-Huot / Lion (Panthera leo) pride lying in long grass watching elephants (Loxodonta africana), Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. Vulnerable species.
Sven Zacek,Sven Zacek / Blue light after sunset at the Peipsi Lake, the largest lake in Estonia. August 2007.
Kathryn Jeffs / Iceberg off the Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, February 2009, Taken on location for BBC Frozen Planet series
Guy Edwardes / 2020VISION / Giant horsetail (Equisetum telmateia), Catcott Lows SWT reserve, Somerset Levels, England, UK, April. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you know? Horsetails can grow to over two metres tall.
Kirkendall-Spring / Rows of pine trees in Pine forest plantation along Highway 203, Applin County, Georgia, USA, November 2008
Konrad Wothe / Looking up the roots of a Strangler / Curtain Fig Tree (Ficus virens) rainforest, Curtain Fig Tree NP, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia, October
Jurgen Freund / Bajau boys playing on a rope swing hung high up in two tall coconut trees. Sibuan Island, Malaysia, June 2009.
Edwin Giesbers / White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) in flight over grassland. The Netherlands.