The winning images from Eton’s wildlife photography competition have been announced this week, in celebration of World Environment Day today.

The annual competition for boys and staff attracted many entries this year, with 3 images receiving commendations.

The photos were judged by a varied panel: Lead for Biodiversity Robin D., newly-appointed Keeper of School Photography Walter M., Director of Outdoor Education Mark Fielker, and Mademoiselle Herbommez – Co-Director of Environmental Education.

The grand prize went to Swan and Cygnet by Mrs Clare Oxenham, who volunteers for Swan Support in Datchet.

Grand prize winner: Swan and Cygnet by Mrs Clare Oxenham

Leo W. was awarded the runner-up position for his Wildebeest Migration, which shows the impressive feats of endurance and determination found in the animal kingdom.

Runner-up: Wildebeest Migration by Leo W.

The judging panel also praised the submission by Alex W. His Marine Iguana skilfully captures the peculiar allure of these reptilian creatures, and was highly commended in the competition.

Highly commended: Marine Iguana by Alex W.

Other shortlisted entries include shots by Theo R., Rob W., Kerri Hicks and Rachel Gibbons.