Birds finalist: Termite tossing (hornbill) by Willem Kruger, South Africa.

Marvel at some of the award-winning images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 competition. 

A puffin looking out to sea.

David Tipling has travelled to beautiful and remote locations to photograph birds on the coast. 

A red kite flies over the village of Lydham, Shropshire.

Andrew Fusek Peters photographs British species throughout the seasons. 

Albert is trying to build a nest on a boat in April 2016.

Gannets are meant to nest in colonies on islands and coasts, but nobody told the pair that chose a fishing boat near
a popular Italian resort. Photographs by Angelo Gandolfi. 

A common tern comes into land after feeding its young.

Few cities offer the chance to swim with grebes and walk among falcons. Matthew Maran photographs London’s wildest gem. 

Sea otter mother and her four-day-old pup, Monterey Bay, California.

The spectacular return of sea otters along the west coast of North America has led to the rebirth of kelp forests. Suzi Eszterhas visited Monterey Bay and Elkhorn Slough to photograph these adorable mammals. 

Michelle Clement inspects the teeth and gums of Jenga.

What happens when a sick and injured grey seal is found on a Cornish beach? Nick Upton reports on the efforts to save a pup. 

A female and her yearling.

Wildlife photographer Yuzuru Masuda visited Israel’s Ein Gedi nature reserve to reveal how Nubian ibex survive in a rocky-desert habitat. 

The Iberian lynx is the smallest species of lynx.

Captive breeding and translocation are key to the ongoing effort to conserve the Iberian lynx, and have brought the species back from the brink of extinction. Photographer Laurent Geslin reports.

A female cave spider protects her egg sac.

Emanuele Biggi and Francesco Tomasinelli went subterranean last summer to get these amazing photos of species inhabiting the spectacular cave systems of Borneo.  

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