Established to recognise the talent of wildlife photographers in Britain, the British Wildlife Photography Awards have announced they're on the search for new entries

Now in its fifth year, the highly acclaimed and unique British Wildlife Photography Awards has always managed to captivate the nation with outstanding and beautiful imagery.

A great celebration of British wildlife as well as a showcase for photographers, the British Wildlife Photography Awards are now calling out for new entrants to the competition, with a total of twelve categories available for photographers to submit to.

Mute Swan by Gerald Robinsion

Entry is free and to find out more information on how to submit your work for the chance to win £5000 and the title of British Wildlife Photographer of the Year, just head to

Old Atlantic Oak by Ian Paul Haskell

To view all the awards and prizes on offer visit

The competition is now open for entries. The closing date is the 4th of May 2013.  

Some previous examples of winning entries submitted to the British Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition can be found below.

Young Fox by Calum Dickson

Gannets diving by Matt Doggett