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The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016 winners

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016 winners

Winning images are chosen from thousands of entries in fifteen separate categories including a special film category for Wildlife in HD Video and two junior categories to encourage young people to connect with nature through photography.

 

This year’s overall winner and winner of the coast and marine category is George Stoyle with his image ‘Hitchhikers’ of a Lion’s mane jellyfish, photographed at St Kilda, off the Island of Hirta, Scotland.

Photograph: George Stoyle/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

Photograph: George Stoyle/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

 

Animal portraits winner: Jamie Mina. ‘Contemplation’, Mountain hare, Tomatin, Inverness, Scotland

Photograph: Jamie Mina/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

Photograph: Jamie Mina/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

 

Animal behaviour winner: Jacqueline Spindley, ‘Back Garden Babies’, Garden spider, Nottinghamshire, England.

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016 winners

Photograph: Kurt Spindley

 

Urban wildlife winner: Geoff Trevarthen. ‘The Supermarket Starling’, Cornwall, England.

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016 winners

Photograph: Geoff Trevarthen

 

Hidden Britain winner: Stephen Darlington, ‘Emergence’, Goring, Oxfordshire, England.

Photograph: Stephen Darlington/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

Photograph: Stephen Darlington/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

 

Close to nature winner: Jeanette Sakel, ‘Tadpoles’, Bristol, England

Photograph: Jeanette Sakel/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

Photograph: Jeanette Sakel/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

 

British summer season winner: Robert E Fuller, ‘Common weasel’, North Yorkshire, England.

Photograph: Robert E Fuller

Photograph: Robert E Fuller

 

British spring season winner: Robert E Fuller, ‘Common weasel’, North Yorkshire, England.

Photograph: Robert E Fuller/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

Photograph: Robert E Fuller/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

 

Documentary series winner ‘Monitoring and tracking harvest mice’, Nick Upton and Emily Howard-Williams, Northampton.

Photograph: Nick Upton/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

Photograph: Nick Upton/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

 

Young people’s award under-12 years: Seren Waite (age 10), ‘Cygnet with Swan’, London, England.

Photograph: Seren Waite

Photograph: Seren Waite

 

For more information see the awards website.

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