The winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards have been revealed. This year's edition of the world's biggest photography competition received more than 105,000 entries from 66 countries. In this gallery, IBTimes UK presents the best wildlife and nature entries by national award winners and finalists.

Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Escape by Mohammad Alnaser, Saudi ArabiaMohammad Alnaser/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Cliff View by Husain Hakin Alfraid, Saudi ArabiaHusain Hakin Alfraid/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Good Morning Mt Fuji by Jirawat Plekhongthu, ThailandJirawat Plekhongthu/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Mongolia Yurt by Albert Tan, SingaporeAlbert Tan/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Synced by Nadia Aly, USNadia Aly/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
High Life by Bjorn Persson, SwedenBjorn Persson/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Milky Way of Leaves by Goran Bilić, SerbiaGoran Bilić/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
The Wanderer by Hendrik Mändla, EstoniaHendrik Mändla/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Fish Tornado by Danny Ocampo, PhilippinesDanny Ocampo/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Chestnut Avenue by Aleš Komovec, SloveniaAleš Komovec/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Hunting dolphins by Eugene Kitsios, NetherlandsEugene Kitsios/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Make a Wish by Emil Rashkovski, BulgariaEmil Rashkovski/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Golden Flare by Gordon Becker, AustraliaGordon Becker/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Whale dance by John Tao, TaiwanJohn Tao/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Character by Matt Lance Draper, New ZealandMatt Lance Draper/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Peregrine Catches a Ruff by Markus Varesvuo, FinlandMarkus Varesvuo/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Wanaka Tree by Linda Cutche, New ZealandLinda Cutche/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
The Cliff by Øysten Glenne Kristiansen, NorwayØysten Glenne Kristiansen/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sunset at Mu Cang Chai terraced rice fields by Trần Minh Dũng, VietnamTrần Minh Dũng/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Entre Noir et Blanc by Patrick Ems, SwitzerlandPatrick Ems/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Slovenia: Mystic Island by Aleš KrivecAleš Krivec/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Mother's Love by Ngoc Mai Nguyen, VietnamNgoc Mai Nguyen/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Waves of Beauty by Polpich Komson, ThailandPolpich Komson/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Squid by Jim Chen, TaiwanJim Chen/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Flamingos’ Soul by Alessandra Meniconzi, SwitzerlandAlessandra Meniconzi/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Sleeping Beauty by Deveni Nishantha Manjula, Sri LankaDeveni Nishantha Manjula/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Red line by Aleš Komovec, SloveniaAleš Komovec/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Light from above by Peter Svoboda, SlovakiaPeter Svoboda/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Fisherman by Khalid Alsabat, Saudi ArabiaKhalid Alsabat/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Cautious by Jonatan Banista, PanamaJonatan Banista/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
The Ballerina by Shashanka Chitrakar, NepalShashanka Chitrakar/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Trajectory of Konotori by Homare Hamada, JapanHomare Hamada/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Tabular Iceberg by Josselin Cornou, FranceJosselin Cornou/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Swirl, Kovitlanje by Petar Sabol, CroatiaPetar Sabol/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 open winners
Borderline by Hiroshi Tanita, JapanHiroshi Tanita/Sony World Photography Awards 2017

The overall winner will be announced on 20 April alongside the winners of the Professional competition (judged on a body of work). The winners of the Open categories and the National Awards will all be shown at the Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr exhibition at Somerset House, London, which opens on 21 April and runs until 7 May.