Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

AlexAnimals, Nature, Photography





Prestigious photo contest Wildlife Photograher of the Year was founded in 1964. This time it takes place in the 21 th category, it involved work from almost 100 countries.

In the meantime, let’s look at the 10 finalists of last year.

1. Local dining. This unusual technique of hunting bottlenose dolphins on the mullet – Setting ring is known to occur only in Florida, USA. (Photo by Brian Skerry | Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014):

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

2. Glass Frog (Hyalinobatrachium valerioi), visible through the green leaf. Glass Frog Lynch lives in the western Andes of Colombia terrritorii. The habitat of the frog habitat located near streams in the mountainous rain forests. Few people have ever seen because of its rarity, so the World Conservation Union (IUCN) lists this frog to the species, which is threatened survival. (Photo by Ingo Arndt | Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014):

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

3. Snow fox. Photographer while walking along the coast in Dublin in February took the dead fox, snow-covered. (Photo by Gavin Leane | Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014):

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

4. National Park Namib-Nauklyuft – one of the largest reserves in the world. Here are some of the highest dunes in the world. This sand hills formed by the wind. (Photo by Dana Allen | Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014):

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

5. Siberian jay in northern Sweden. Jay-sized daw. Has a bright, loose feathers, a conspicuous crest on the head and a rather long tail. (Photo by Edwin Sahlin | Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014):

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

6. The Night Stalker. The name of this beautiful spider «Huntsman spider» means “huntsman” or “hunter”. (Photo by Javier Aznar González de Rueda | Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014):

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

7. Golden birch. Note how unusual white border in leaves. (Photo by Herfried Marek | Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014):

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

8. At warmer. High in the mountains of Ethiopia photographer met this group of monkeys that are pressed against each other to keep warm. (Photo by Simone Sbaraglia Sbaraglia | Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014):

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

9. Heron on the pond in Richmond Park in London. So see her fish while fishing for them. (Photo by Joshua Burch | Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014):

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

10. ruffled. Nightjar – a medium-sized bird. The air nightjars behave like swifts or falcons – fly quickly and silently, doing sharp turns or hanging. (Photo by Jess Findlay | Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014):

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

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