Best Wildlife Photos of the Week
A murmuration of starlings performing their traditional dance near the southern Israeli city of Rahat, in the Negev desert.
Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images
A golden pheasant near Longting Town, Yangxian County, northwest China’s Shaanxi Province.
Photograph: Xinhua / Barcroft Images
A Van cat with odd coloured eyes sits in the snow, at Van Yuzuncu Yil University’s research center in Turkey where there is a breeding programme for the cats, which are known for swimming in Lake Van.
Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Under Exposed by Saeed Rashid (UK). Rashid’s image of sohal surgeonfish, at Fury Shoals, Red Sea, Egypt is one of the winning images in the Outdoor photographer of the year competition.
Photograph: Saeed Rashid/Outdoor photographer of the year