Mateusz Piesiak / Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) flock in flight a dawn, Barycz Valley Landscape Park, Poland. Emotion'Ailes Photography Competition 2021 Category Winner - Artistic.
Mateusz Piesiak / Bramblings (Fringilla montifringilla) feeding on sunflower seeds in a field that could not be cut due to high water levels, Lower Silesia, Poland. Emotion'Ailes Photography Competition 2021, Categ...
Mateusz Piesiak / Two Common snipe (Gallinago gallinago) foraging in mud in thick fog, Lower Silesia, Poland. Emotion'Ailes Photography Competition 2021, Category Winner - Bird in all its states.
Mateusz Piesiak / European bee-eater (Merops apiaster) two perched on branch, Lower Silesia, Poland.
David Pattyn / Great white egret (Ardea alba) fishing in shallow pond, with Grey heron (Ardea cinerea) and other Great white egrets in background, Valkenhorst Nature Reserve, The Netherlands, August.
David Tipling / Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) doe with fawns in stubble field after harvest, mid summer, North Norfolk, UK. July.
Graham Eaton / Barn owl (Tyto alba) flying at night over track between trees, Pwllheli, Wales, UK. April. Runner-up in Nature and Wildlife category of Monivisions Photography Awards 2021.
Michael W. Richards / Little owl (Athene noctua) pair perched on beam inside barn, mutual preening before one adult flies away, Brompton Ralph, Somerset, UK, February.
David Fleetham / A Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) at surface to breathe, over shallow reef, Hawaii USA.
Terry Whittaker / Two Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) cubs playing together near den, Hornvik, Hornstrandir Nature reserve, Iceland, July.
Terry Whittaker / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) cubs playing with feather, playfighting and chasing each other near den, Hornvik, Hornstrandir Nature reserve, Iceland, July.
Simon Littlejohn / Female American mink (Neogale vison) entering a Kingfisher (Alcedo atthias) nest and taking a chick, Stour River, Dorset, UK, July.
Simon Littlejohn / Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) perched outside its nest, opening its wings and beak in an aggressive display to a Common blackbird (Turdus merula) which eventually flies away, River Stour, Dorset,...
Eduardo Blanco / Pale burrower mayfly (Ephoron virgo), swarming in the millions on street at night, appearing like snow. Mayflies recently hatched. Tudela, La Ribera de Navarra, Navarre, Spain, August.
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) with young chicks on the back among Fringed water lilies (Nymphoides peltata) Lake Kerkini, Greece, July.
Klein & Hubert / Male Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) sitting in high grass in shade of acacia tree in savanna, Kenya, Africa.
Klein & Hubert / African lioness (Panthera leo) with her cub in savanna, Kenya, Africa.
Klein & Hubert / Siberian / Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) walking in snow at sunrise, captive, occurs Far East and Northeast China.
Klein & Hubert / Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) close up of jaw and teeth, Chobe River, Botswana, Africa.
Klein & Hubert / Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer) with Yellow-billed oxpckers (Buphagus africanus) drinking at waterhole in dry season, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia, Africa.
Marie Read / Front view of an adult Black skimmer (Rynchops niger) in flight carrying a fish, Long Island, New York, USA. August.
Awarded a Judges Choice in the Birds category in the 2020 North American Nature As...
Joel Sartore / Photo Ark / A black phase critically endangered Indochinese leopard (Panthera pardus delacouri) snarling, Zoo Taiping, Malaysia. Captive.
Danny Green / Barn owls (Tyto alba) perched on tree branch, late evening. Northamptonshire, UK, May.
Danny Green / European badger (Meles meles) in woodland in late evening light. Scotland, UK, August.
Danny Green / European badger (Meles meles) in late evening light, Scotland, UK, August.
Danny Green / Long tailed tit (Aegithalos caudatus) perched on hawthorn. Hampshire, UK, May.
Danny Green / Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus), juvenile, with its prey on fence post in late evening light. Hampshire, UK, June.
Danny Green / Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) feeding on teasel in falling snow, Leicestershire, UK, February.
Klein & Hubert / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) calf playing in savanna, Kenya, Africa.
Chris Mattison / High-casqued chameleon / Von Hoehnel's chameleon (Trioceros hoehnelii) female and young on branch, Kenya, Africa.
Eric Baccega / Close up shot of Female Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) Huan Huan, holding her female cub, Beauval ZooPark, France, September 2021.
Terry Whittaker / White-throated dipper (Cinclus cinclus) singing on old bicycle wheel, River Mersey, Greater Manchester, UK.
Terry Whittaker / White-throated dipper (Cinclus cinclus) returning to newly-fledged chick to feed it before flying away, River Mersey, Greater Manchester, UK.
Kim Taylor / Song thrush (Turdus philomelos) cracking a Garden snail (Cornu aspersum) on stone 'anvil', Surrey, UK, June.