The British Wildlife Photography Awards Winners

4 09 2014

The Overall Winner Of The British Wildlife Photography Award As Well As The ‘Urban Wildlife’ Category:

The 'Urban Wildlife' category was won by this greylag goose strutting around London, with the city skyline in the background. The shot was taken by Lee Acaster, and also won the overall award Wildlife Photography Award (PA/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014/Lee Acaster)

The ‘Urban Wildlife’ category was won by this greylag goose strutting around London, with the city skyline in the background. The shot was taken by Lee Acaster, and also won the overall award Wildlife Photography Award (PA/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014/Lee Acaster)

Lee Acaster from Wortham, Suffolk was awarded this year’s overall award of the British Wildlife Photography.

His shot of a greylag goose under a stormy London sky, captures the goose in close-up by the Thames with part of the London skyline, including the Shard, in the background.

He is also the winner of the ‘Urban Wildlife’ category of the competition.

Below are some of the winning photographs of other categories.

The Winner Of ‘Under 12 Young People’ Category:

'Dinner time': This action shot of a dipper munching on some grubs, taken by William Bowcutt in Dumfries, was voted the best out of the 'Under 12 Young People' submissions (PA/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014/William Bowcutt)

‘Dinner time’: This action shot of a dipper munching on some grubs, taken by William Bowcutt in Dumfries, was voted the best out of the ‘Under 12 Young People’ submissions (PA/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014/William Bowcutt)

The Winner Of ’12-18 Young People’ Category:

Joshua Burch stared into the eyes of this fox on the prowl in South London, and captured a fantastic picture which won him top place in the '12-18 You People' shortlist (PA/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014/Joshua Burch)

Joshua Burch stared into the eyes of this fox on the prowl in South London, and captured a fantastic picture which won him top place in the ’12-18 Young People’ shortlist (PA/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014/Joshua Burch)

The Winner Of The ‘Botanical Britain’ Category:

A derelict red phonebox, a famous British landmark, is covered in ivy in this shot taken by Philip Braude. The picture, captured in London, came top in the 'Botanical Britain' category (PA/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014/Philip Braude)

A derelict red phonebox, a famous British landmark, is covered in ivy in this shot taken by Philip Braude. The picture, captured in London, came top in the ‘Botanical Britain’ category (PA/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014/Philip Braude)

The Winner Of The ‘Coast And Marine’ Category:

Alexander Mustard also came top in the 'Coast and Marine' category of the Wildlife Photography Awards, with this incredible underwater shot of a blue shark (PA/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014/Alexander Mustard)

Alexander Mustard also came top in the ‘Coast and Marine’ category of the Wildlife Photography Awards, with this incredible underwater shot of a blue shark (PA/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014/Alexander Mustard)

The Winner Of The ‘Close to Nature’ Category:

Jim Greenfield's close-up image of a grey seal claw won the 'Close to Nature' category. The picture was taken in Lincolnshire (PA/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014/Jim Greenfield)

Jim Greenfield’s close-up image of a grey seal claw won the ‘Close to Nature’ category. The picture was taken in Lincolnshire (PA/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014/Jim Greenfield)


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