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The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015 Winners

An image of gannets on a Shetland Island clifftop leads this year’s stunning selection of winning photographs that capture the diversity of British wildlife.

Over 100 images and videos, including winning and commended entries, will be exhibited across the UK starting in London on 14 September.

 

 

Overall winner and habitat category: Barrie Williams, ‘On the Edge’, northern gannets, Shetland Isles, Scotland
Photograph: Barrie Williams/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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Animal behaviour category: Kris Worsley, ‘Pheasant Display’, Nottinghamshire, England
Photograph: Kris Worsley/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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Animal portraits category: William Harvey, ‘Common Lizard’, Surrey, England
Photograph: William Harvey/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

British Wildlife Photography 3

 

Hidden Britain category: Alex Hyde, ‘Dew-covered Crane Fly’, Peak District national park, Derbyshire, England
Photograph: Alex Hyde/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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Coast and marine category: Paul Colley, ‘Beautiful Blues’, blue shark, Penzance, Cornwall, England
Photograph: Paul Colley/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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Wild woods category: Chaitanya Deshpande, ‘A Flutter in the Woods’, London, England
Photograph: Chaitanya Deshpande/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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Botanical Britain category: Tim Hunt, ‘Fairy Moss’, Penryn, Cornwall, England
Photograph: Tim Hunt/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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Close to nature category: Chris Speller, ‘Mite Walking in Frog Valley’, Bristol, England
Photograph: Chris Speller/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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Urban wildlife category: Tomos Brangwyn, ‘London Starling Gang’, England
Photograph: Tomos Brangwyn/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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British nature in black and white category: Terry Whittaker, ‘Pink-footed Geese in Mist’, Black Isle, Highlands, Scotland
Photograph: Terry Whittaker/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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British seasons category: Kevin Sawford, ‘Roe Deer in four Seasons’. Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) female in a poppyfield, Suffolk, July
Photograph: Kevin Sawford/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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British seasons category: Kevin Sawford, ‘Roe Deer in four Seasons’, Suffolk. A pair of roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) standing in the snow
Photograph: Kevin Sawford/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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Documentary series: David Pressland, ‘Toads on Roads’, North York Moors national park, North Yorkshire, England
Photograph: Dave Pressland/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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Documentary series: David Pressland, ‘Toads on Roads’, North York Moors national park, North Yorkshire, England
Photograph: Dave Pressland/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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Documentary series: David Pressland, ‘Toads on Roads’, North York Moors national park, North Yorkshire, England
Photograph: Dave Pressland/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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Documentary series: David Pressland, ‘Toads on Roads’, North York Moors national park, North Yorkshire, England
Photograph: Dave Pressland/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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Under 12 years category: Max Eve (age 10), Blue-tailed Damselfly, Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Dumfries, Scotland
Photograph: Max Eve/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

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12–18 years category: Kyle Moore (age 16), Bokeh frog, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England

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Photograph: Kyle Moore/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015