Stunning photos capture Australian nature in action

The Huntsman't new boots by Kristian Bell

Colourful critters, magnificent marine life, resplendent reptiles and researchers at work are among the award-winning photos of Australian nature to be recognised today.

The Ecological Society of Australia has announced its 2017 Photo Competition winners at its annual conference in the Hunter Valley.

The stunning winning images are at

Read more in our media release

Image right: The Huntsman's new boots, Kristian Bell