Wild animals

Challenge series hosted by Kris Bell. Challenges start on Thursdays.
A series dedicated to pictures of animals where they look their best and should be - in the wild.
Finished (5 challenges)
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 15th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Black Crowned Night Heron with fresh catch
Show off your best picture of a bird (or birds) in its natural environment. Try to be as original as possible - perhaps an unusual crop on the feet, or a wide-angle habitat shot where the bird is only a small (but integral) component of the overall picture. Please also include the species name and approximate location.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 8th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Following the shadow
Show off your best picture of a mammal in its natural environment - so please no pictures of pets. Try to be as original as possible - perhaps an unusual crop on the feet, or a wide-angle habitat shot where the mammal is only a small (but integral) component of the overall picture. Please also include a species name and approximate location.
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 1st March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Red eyed tree frog
Show off your best picture of an amphibian in its natural environment - so please no pictures of pets. Try to be as original as possible - perhaps an unusual crop on the feet, or a wide-angle habitat shot where the amphibian is only a small (but integral) component of the overall picture. Please also include the species name and approximate location.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 23rd February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Agama green
Show off your best picture of a reptile in its natural environment - so please no pictures of a pet Bearded Dragon sat on a table! Try to be as original as possible - perhaps an unusual crop on the feet, or a wide-angle habitat shot where the reptile is only a small (but integral) component of the overall picture. Please also include the species name and approximate location.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 16th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Nudibranch..
Show off your best picture of an invertebrate in its natural environment. Try to be as original as possible - perhaps an unusual crop, or an unusual behaviour. If possible, please also include a species name and approximate location.