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.

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.