Nature Picture Library offers the best nature photographs and footage from the world's finest photographers, to license for commercial and creative use. More than 700,000 images and video clips online, from tigers to turtles and elephants to sharks.
Tim Laman / Rhinoceros hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros) male, carrying mouse prey back to nest, Budo-Sungai Padi National Park, Thailand.
Doug Gimesy / Portrait of Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae).
Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia.
Pal Hermansen / Close up of a Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) face looking around and towards camera, Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, October.
Edwin Giesbers / Dalmatian pelican (Pelicanus crispus) group squabbling over fish, Lake Kerkini, Greece.
Guy Edwardes / Long-billed curlew (Numenius americanus) taking off along shoreline. Fort De Soto Park, Florida, USA. April.
Guy Edwardes / Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus), Lake Kerkini, Greece
Markus Varesvuo / Red-throated Diver (Gavia stellata) portrait, Iceland, June.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Grey heron (Ardea cinerea) hunting for food amongst moss with loch and Celtic rainforest in back ground, Scotland, UK, October..
Marie Read / Black skimmers (Rynchops niger), three in non-breeding plumage on beach, Fort De Soto Park, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. January. Digitally altered to remove distractions.
John Chan / Male Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna) cleaning its beak on a twig, Southern California, USA, January.
George Sanker / Greater yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) standing on rock. Acadia National Park, Maine, USA. September.
Stefan Christmann / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) male feeding chick aged a few days. Atka Bay, Antarctica. August. Sequence 1/2.