Wildlife in Britain: Amazing award-winning photographs

Wildlife in Britain award-winning photographsOliver Wilks


A wonderful photography competition celebrating the beauty of wild Britain has delivered such spectacular entries that we just had to share.

Winner of the the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2011, sponsored by the Wildlife Trusts, was Richard Shucksmith for his photo of a jellyfish at Sula Sgeir, a remote Scottish island. Check out his beautiful work here, along with some other amazing entries.

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Wildlife in Britain: Amazing award-winning photographs

This image, entitled 'It's only a Game' by Neil Aldridge, won the Documentary Series category.

Sixteen-year-old Oliver Wilks won an award in the youth section of the Wildlife photography awards for this amazing image.

Andrew Parkinson won the Animal behaviour category for this image. 

The wildlife on video category was won by Mark Sisson who filmed a great crested grebe family.

This image, taken by Richard Shucksmith, won  top prize at the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2011. Greg Armfield, Photography and Film Manager from the World Wildlife Fund, said: 'A truly beautiful shot of a jellyfish that perfectly captures its iridescent colours and magical qualities. All the more remarkable that it exists in UK waters. Fantastic.'

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