A seagull appears to pose for the camera Monterey Bay, California. RAVENOUS seagulls battle each other in the sky in these incredible close-up photographs. The bold birds are notoriously unafraid of humans and have been known to snatch food right out of people's hands. Brave photographer Kei Nomiyama used this fact to his advantage, capturing amazing shots of the birds closing-in on him to grab a meal. One of his amazing images shows a seagull swooping down to attack another, while in a…
This tree frog was sitting on a branch when a common Jezebel butterfly decided to use the amphibian's head as a perch. The male frog was not bothered by the intrusive insect, who stayed sitting on top of the frog for around 15 minutes.
A pair of baby tawny owls were saved after the two balls of fluff fell 18 feet out of their nest. The owls were discovered on the side of a path by a father and son who were cycling in the Newmillerdam country park in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.
Young Wildlife Photographers: 15–17 years old winner: <em>Flight of the scarlet ibis</em> by Jonathan Jagot (France)<br> Jonathan has been sailing round the world with his family for five years. Anchored off the island of Lençóis on the coast of north-east Brazil, he captured this shot scarlet wings against the canvas of sand and tropical blue sky.
A curious red squirrel takes a break from collecting nuts and tries her hand at photography. Climbing up a tiny set of makeshift stairs, the bushy-tailed rodent carefully inspects a camera before observing the colourful autumnal view. Behind a different camera, 48-year-old photographer Geert Weggen captured the scene in his garden in Bispgarden, Sweden.