British Wildlife

Otter with meal
Otter with meal

Otter emerging from Loch with fish meal, Isle of Mull, Scotland

Attentive Otter
Attentive Otter

Otter checking its surroundings after meal, Isle of Mull, Scotland

Otter pair
Otter pair

Mother otter and cub after a sleep on the rocks, Isle of Mull, Scotland

Otter pair 2
Otter pair 2

Sibling otters playing on the rocks, Isle of Mull, Scotland

Two tails
Two tails

Mother otter and her cubs running across the rocks, Isle of Mull, Scotland

Stack of otters
Stack of otters

Mother otter and cubs in bundle on the rocks, Isle of Mull, Scotland

Tawny Owl peeking
Tawny Owl peeking

Semi-tame Tawny Owl peering from its perch. British Wildlife Centre, Sussex.

Long-eared Owl perching
Long-eared Owl perching

Long-eared owl perched on fence post. British Wildlife Centre, Sussex.

Otter stoop
Otter stoop

Otter scanning the surface of the water. British Wildlife Centre, Sussex

Diving Kite
Diving Kite

Red Kite, diving. Dumphries and Galloway, Scotland.

Soaring kite
Soaring kite

Red Kite, soaring. Dumphries and Galloway, Scotland

Gannet taking off
Gannet taking off

Gannet on the sea at Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire

Diving Gannet
Diving Gannet

Gannet diving for fish off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire

Foodfight
Foodfight

Gannets fighting over a fish caught off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire

Wildcat stare
Wildcat stare

Scottish Wildcat expressing characteristic dissatisfaction at onlookers. British Wildlife Centre, Sussex.

Red Deer at Dunstall
Red Deer at Dunstall

'Big Dave', the dominant stag of the deer herd at Dunstall Hall, Staffordshire, bellowing amongst his does.

Fleeing Hare
Fleeing Hare

Mountain hare in Autumn coat, breaking cover. Cairngorms, Scotland.

Red Squirrel in nut box
Red Squirrel in nut box

Red Squirrel grabbing a snack from underneath the birds' noses in the nut box outside a local café. Cairngorms, Scotland.

Badger prowl
Badger prowl

Prowling badger emerging from around a log. Cairngorms, Scotland.

Reindeer portrait
Reindeer portrait

Reindeer with resplendent antlers just starting to shed their velvet. Cairngorms, Scotland.

Puffin with a mouthful
Puffin with a mouthful

Puffin with beak full of sand eels. Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire.

Inbound eel-meal
Inbound eel-meal

Puffin arriving having just caught a mouthful of sand eels. Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire.

Kestrel Aloft
Kestrel Aloft

Hovering kestrel, Tenby, Pembrokeshire.

Frosty Stag
Frosty Stag

Stag on a frosty morning, Cannock Chase, Staffordshire

Eyemouth Hare
Eyemouth Hare

Dewy morning hare with the torn ear of a previous battle. Eyemouth, Scotland.

Mountain Hare
Mountain Hare

Hare frozen to the spot in an attempt to avoid the attention of passing eagles. Cairngorms, Scotland.

Highland Coooo!
Highland Coooo!

Highland cow grazing on the banks of the River Tweed, Berwickshire.

Rainbow Beaks
Rainbow Beaks

A gathering of colourful puffin faces. Farne Islands, Northumbria.

Frosty Deer
Frosty Deer

A group of Fallow Deer does, taken by surprise on an early frosty morning on Cannock Chase, Staffordshire.

Attentive Hare
Attentive Hare

Brown Hare sitting warily in an arable crop on a dewy morning. Shenstone, Staffs.

Red Grouse
Red Grouse

Grouse on the heather, calling for a mate. Cairngorms, Scotland

Cowface
Cowface

Overcome by curiosity, she had to come over and have a sniff! Wychnor, Staffordshire.

Hare in snow
Hare in snow

Brown hare lying low in the freshly fallen snow of Wychnor, Staffordshire.

Hare breaking cover
Hare breaking cover

Brown hare making a run for it over snowy field in Wychnor, Staffordshire.

Pointing Fox
Pointing Fox

Inquisitive fox pointing intently at potential prey. Fradley, Staffordshire.

'Follow Me'
'Follow Me'

A raft of ducklings paddling furiously to keep up with Mum on an early excursion. Alrewas, Staffordshire.

Sleeping Seals
Sleeping Seals

A colony of seals sleep on the beach of Blakeney Point, Norfolk.

Pronking Deer
Pronking Deer

Prancing pronking deer, heading for the safety of the woods. Eyemouth, Scotland.

Swan Flight
Swan Flight

A flock of swans take to the air from the River Tweed, Berwickshire.

Leaping Salmon
Leaping Salmon

A salmon embarks on the arduous task of heading upstream to spawn. River Tweed, Berwickshire.