The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012

1. The winners of the 2011 British Wildlife Photography Awards have been announced. These awards recognise the talents of the UK’s best amateur and professional wildlife photographers. The awards are uniquely British.

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012

2. Overall Winner: Gannet Jacuzzi. Scotland

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012

3. Animal Portraits Category winner: Red Deer Stag in Pine Forest, Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012

4. A Swan Like You Have Never Seen One Photographed Before. Kingsmill Reservoir, Mansfield, Nottingham, England

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012

5. Over the Shoulder Seal. Troswick, Shetland Islands, Scotland

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012

6. Unsure Puffin, Skomer Island, Wales

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012

7. The Morning After. Grey seal, Horsey, Norfolk, England

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012

8. Animal Behaviour Category Winner: Herring Gull Plucking Puffin from the Ground. Inner Farne, Northumberland, England

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012

9. Fighting Coots. Local pond, London, England

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012

10. Deer Rutting at Dawn. Richmond Park National Nature Reserve, Surrey, England

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012