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Orsolya Haarberg / European shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) in breeding plumage, perched on rock, with Common guillemot (Uria aalge) flock in flight in background, Hornoya Island, Finnmark, Norway. March.
Alex Mustard / Group of Clarion angelfish (Holacanthus clarionensis) cleaning an Oceanic manta ray (Mobula birostris) as it swims over the reef, Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico, Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Large school of Glassfish (Apogonidae) swimming over colourful corals (Dendronephthya sp.) on a reef, Similan Islands, Thailand, Andaman Sea.
Pal Hermansen / Whooper swans (Cygnus cygnus) gathered in snow. Tysslingen nature reserve, Sweden. March.
Henley Spiers / Two Chilean devil rays (Mobula tarapacana) feeding on a Sardine (Sardina pilchardus) baitball, Eastern Pacific Ocean.
Guy Edwardes / Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus) flock at sunrise with Kerkini Mountain in background, Lake Kerkini, Greece. January.
Guy Edwardes / Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus) flock stretching at sunrise, Lake Kerkini, Greece. January.
Franco Banfi / Leopard grouper (Mycteroperca rosacea) and Dentex (Dentex dentex) hunting a huge school of Sardines (Sardina pilchardus) in shallow water, Espiritu Santo archipelago, Sea of Cortez, Mexico. Ocean Pho...
Henley Spiers / Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) diving underwater to feed on discarded fish, with tall cliffs in background where gannets seasonally nest, Shetland, Scotland. Siena International Photo Competition A...
Tim Laman / Orbiculate Cardinalfish (Sphaeramia orbicularis) school sheltering amongst roots of mangroves (Rhizophora sp.) Gam Island, Raja Ampat Islands, West Papua, Indonesia.
Tony Heald / Three Spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) fighting over meat from a nearby carcass with flock of White-backed vultures (Gyps africanus) watching in background, Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe.