Morley Read / Slow motion clip of a male Orchid bee (Euglossini) gathering nectar from an orchid (Lycomormium ecuadorense) flower, Imbabura Province, Ecuador.
Staffan Widstrand / Tawny eagle (Aquila rapax) in flight, about to land, Zimanga Private Nature Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Sven Zacek / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) hunting, Tartumaa county, Southern Estonia.
Jack Dykinga / Snow goose (Chen caerulescens) landing into a tight packed flock on lake, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico, USA. January.
Jack Dykinga / Snow goose (Chen caerulescens) landing into flock, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico, USA, January.
John Chan / California brown pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) roosting on a mudflat, with a flock of Elegant terns (Thalasseus elegans) nearby, Southern California, USA May/2019
John Shaw / Violet-tailed sylph hummingbird (Aglaiocercus coelestis) in flight, about to land. Ecuador, May.
Avi Meir/ BIA / Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei) landing, Eilat, Israel
David Gallan / Slow motion clip of a Wedge-tailed eagle (Aquila audax) landing in nest, Mimosa National Park, New South Wales, Australia , September.
Nick Upton / Pair of White storks (Ciconia ciconia) arranging nest material on their nest, Knepp Castle Estate, Sussex, England, UK, April. This is the first recorded instance of White storks nesting in the UK for...
Michael Hutchinson / Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) flying and landing on a Buttercup (Ranunculus), Devon, England, UK, June.
Sven Zacek / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) female on nest, male landing with twig in beak. Tartumaa, Southern Estonia. April.
Tui De Roy / Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii) landing. Punta Vicente Roca, Isabela Island, Galapagos.
Tui De Roy / Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii) coming in to land. Punta Vicente Roca, Isabela Island, Galapagos.
Dave Bevan / Pair of Sand martins (Riparia riparia) feeding chicks, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK, July.
Dave Bevan / Slow motion clip of a pair of Common swifts (Apus apus) approaching and entering a nest hole in limestone cliff, Norfolk, England, UK, May.
Juergen Freund / Colony of Little red flying foxes (Pteropus scapulatus) at roost, with several bats flying in, landing on others on a branch, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia.
David Allemand / Snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus) Female landing in the snow, Quebec, Canada
Staffan Widstrand / Wild Wonders of China / Golden pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus) male jumping, Yangxian Biosphere Reserve, Shaanxi, China
Konrad Wothe / Slow motion clip of a Buff tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) landing in a Common poppy (Papaver rhoeas) flower, Germany, June.
Alan Murphy/ BIA / Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus) and Green Jay (Cyanocorax yncas) fighting, Texas
Jack Dykinga / Sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis) flying in to land at sunset in golden light, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico, USA, December.
Jack Dykinga / Sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis) landing at sunset, blurred motion, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico, USA.
John Waters / Slow motion clip of a mixed flock of Teal (Anas crecca) and Wigeon (Anas penelope) landing in a lake, Greylake RSPB Reserve, Somerset Levels, England, UK, February.
Nick Upton / Close-up of a Dark green fritillary (Argynnis aglaja) nectaring on a Greater knapweed (Centaurea scabiosa) flower and flying off, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Tui De Roy / Galapagos hawk (Buteo galapagoensis) landing, Galapagos, Ecuador. Vulnerable species.
Nick Upton / Panning shot of a flock of Lapwings (Vanellus vanellus) landing on partially flooded pastureland near resting Black-tailed godwits (Limosa limosa) and grazing Wigeon (Anas penelope), Gloucestershire,...
John Waters / Barn Owl (Tyto alba) hunting/hovering, Somerset, UK, trained bird.
Tui De Roy / White-vented storm petrel (Oceanites gracilis galapagoensis) 'walking' on surface of water whilst foraging, Galapagos
Ron Bielefeld / Snail Kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis) male flying with snail prey, Florida
Nick Garbutt / Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber) flying into roost sight at dusk, Hato La Aurora Reserve, Los Llanos, Colombia, South America.
Markus Varesvuo / White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) landing on snowy rock, Norway, November
Ben Cranke / European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) landing on the waters of a fjord, Norway, May.
Sam Hobson / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), adult male landing on building. Bristol, UK. March.
Markus Varesvuo / Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) close up of female landing on snow covered ground, Canada, February. Magic Moments book plate.
Markus Varesvuo / Small flock of Puffins (Fratercula arctica) perched on clastal ledge, one landing amongst the group, Norway, Scandinavia, April.
Markus Varesvuo / Great Grey owl (Strix nebulosa) landing / hunting inthe snow, Tornio, Finland, Scandinavia, March.
Markus Varesvuo / Razorbill (Alca torda) landing, Spring, Norway
Markus Varesvuo / Guillemot (Uria aalge) landing in colony, Norway, July
Markus Varesvuo / Razorbill (Alca torda) in flight, Norway, April.
Markus Varesvuo / Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) ruffling feathers, Askola, Finland, March
Markus Varesvuo / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), adult in flight carrying fish. Kangasala, Finland.
Markus Varesvuo / Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii), adult with summer plumage in flight. Norway. June.
Markus Varesvuo / Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) landing. Lappeenranta, Finland. March. Magic Moments book plate.
Ammonite / Honey bees (Apis mellifera) entering and exiting hive, France, July.
D. Parer & E. Parer-Cook / Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla) flock landing in tree, Boulia, Queensland, Australia
Michael Pitts / Gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua) calling and defending their eggs from Southern Skua (Stercorarius antarcticus) hunting for unattended eggs or chicks, Sea Lion island, The Falklands, South Atlantic.
Andy Trowbridge / Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) in flight, coming into land with beak full of sand eels (Ammodytes tobianus). Fair Isle, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, July.
Loic Poidevin / Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) flying low over the ground, Indre-et-Loire , France, June.
Chris & Monique Fallows / Black browed albatros (Thalassarche melanophrys), Cape Point, South Africa.
Kim Taylor / Redpoll (Carduelis flammea) male landing on Alder (Alnus glutinosa) Surrey, England. February
Ben Hall / Black-headed gull (Larus ridibundus) alighting on water at dawn, Cheshire, UK, November. Highly Commended in the British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA) competition 2013.
Jack Dykinga / Sandhill crane (Grus canadensis) landing in icy pond filled with snow geese (Chen caerulescens) Bosque del Apache, New Mexico. January 2013
Laurent Geslin / Coot (Fulica atra) landing on Lake Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Laurent Geslin / Male mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos) landing with spread wings and legs to break its speed. Walthamstow reservoir, London, UK
Andrew Parkinson / Gannet (Morus bassanus) adult, backlit by the morning sun, coming in to land in colony, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK. September
Andrew Parkinson / Gannet (Morus bassanu) coming into land with stormy seas behind, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, September. Highly Commended in the Coastal and Marine category of the BWPA Awards 2015
David Tipling / Great Skua (Stercorarius skua) in flight low over water, Fetlar, Shetland, June
Bence Mate / Hoopoe (Upupa epops) landing on perch, Pusztaszer, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary
Andy Rouse / Barn Owl (Tyto alba) in flight in dawn light. UK, Europe.
Sven Zacek,Sven Zacek / Great Tit (Parus major) in flight. Southern Estonia, December.
Peter Cairns / 2020VISION / Redshank (Tringa totanus) in flight, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK, June.