Wildlife & Nature Photography

The winning nature and wildlife images from the Open competition and National Awards from the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards. 

We asked our readers to send us photos of their local wildlife in the snow, during Storm Emma and 'The Beast from the East'.

Rock Ptarmigan

Clare Kines photographs his local wildlife in the Canadian High Arctic.

Common crane

One of the world's very best bird photographers takes a look back at some of his very best images.

There are around 40 extant species of cat around the globe, ranging from the tiny rusty-spotted cat to the well-known big cats (including tigers, lions, jaguars and leopards). 

Beauty and the beast

The People's Choice Award of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year is open to the public.

View the winning 2017 images from BBC Wildlife's Your Photos competition.

Bringing Up Bears

In 2016, the status of the giant panda was officially changed from Endangered to Vulnerable. Photographer Suzi Eszterhas journeyed to China to see the work of two breeding centres that have contributed to this extraordinary conservation effort.  

When David Plummer was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2009 at the age of 40, he decided to make the most of the situation and spent the following seven years capturing stunning images of wildlife.

View the winning images from the British Ecological Society's annual photo contest.

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