The British Wildlife Photography Awards winners have been announced. The Awards celebrate both the work of amateur and professional photographers and the beauty and diversity of British wildlife. The winning picture ‘The Tourist’, is by Lee Acaster, for his image of a Greylag Goose in London.
Winning and commended images of the British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA), are chosen from thousands of entries in sixteen separate categories.
A selection of the beautiful images:
Animal Portraits Winner. Shag Resting, Farne Islands, Northumberland, England. Steven Fairbrother.
Animal Behaviour Winner. The Otter and the Puffin, Shetland Isles, Scotland. Richard Shucksmith.
Botanical Britain Winner. Green and Red Telephone Box, London, England. Philip Braude.
British Nature in Black and White Winner. Blue on Black. Blue Shark, Cornwall. England. Alexander Mustard.
Habitat Winner. A Life at Sea. Nesting Gannets. Shetland Isles, Scotland. Ruth Asher.
Wild Woods Winner. Autumn Jewels, Woodland, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland. Peter Cairns.
Close to Nature Winner. Grey Seal Claws, Lincolnshire. England. Jim Greenfield.
Coast and Marine Winner. Big Blues. Blue Shark, Cornwall, England. Alexander Mustard.
Hidden Britain Winner. Window Gnat, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Susie Hewitt
source British Wildlife Photography Awards