British Ecological Society photo competition winners

22 August 2013 Last updated at 13:41 BST

Winning images from the British Ecological Society's annual competition are released to celebrate the society's centenary.
Black-browed albatross (Thalassarche melanophrys) pair greeting one another, Saunders Island, Falkland Islands.
These beautiful photographs are the winners of the British Ecological Society's yearly competition. Photographer Zoe Davies was crowned the winner for this snap of these black-browed albatross greeting each other.
A crab spider on a purple flower
Gavin Ballantyne took this photograph of a crab spider waiting to capture an insect. The spider held its front legs up to threaten the photographer as he lent in with his camera.
A fallen pink bloodwood (Corymbia intermedia) and blady grass (Imperata cylindrica) resprout
This pink bloodwood tree is resprouting among the grass stalks after a forest fire. It was snapped by Daniel Metcalfe.
Levantine Leopard (Apharitis acamas) butterfly
Student Elli Tzirkalli won a prize for this image of the Levantine Leopard butterfly, commonly found in Cyprus. (If you don't like spiders, skip the next photograph!)
A jumping spider (Salticidae) wrestles with an impressive honeybee catch (Apis mellifera)
Ready for dinner? This jumping spider is feasting on a delicious honey bee. It was captured by Jacob Bishop.
Female tuatara being tracked to and from her nesting rookery with a spool of cotton attached to her tail
Anna Carter was a runner-up for her portrait of a tuatara. The female lizard's movements to and from her nesting area were tracked using a spool of cotton on her tail.
Carcasses of de-finned sharks washed up on the Pacific shore of Mexico (near Guerrero Negro, Baja California Sur)
This spooky shot was taken by Carsten Meyer. It shows de-finned sharks washed up on the Pacific shore of Mexico - thousands of miles from fin consumers in China.
Tassel Hyacinth (Muscari comosum) in the wild (Lefkas, Greece)
This close-up image of a tassel hyacinth was taken by Hans de Kroon in Greece. The winning snaps from the British Ecological Society's competition are on display in London until 27 August.