2009: Behaviour: All Other Animals
This category offers plenty of scope for interesting photos, given that species other than mammals and birds comprise the majority of animals on Earth and have behaviour that is often little known.
Winner Raindrop refresher András MészárosView
Runner-up Flight of the locust Chris van RooyenView
Highly commended Little hopper Alexandr PospechView
Highly commended Sardine round-up Paul NicklenView
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