Allan Hickman captured this incredible shot of a little egret catching its lunch.

11 beautiful images of wildlife taken by our readers to brighten your day

Readers have been out and about capturing these fabulous shots of wildlife

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William Ingleton snapped this great close-up of a brown butterfly.
William Ingleton snapped this great close-up of a brown butterfly.
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This curious goose inspects a hole. A fabulous snap taken by Julie Norgate.
This curious goose inspects a hole. A fabulous snap taken by Julie Norgate.
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This stunning close-up of a squirrel trying to stretch as far as it can to get the best fruit was captured by Steven Lawrence.
This stunning close-up of a squirrel trying to stretch as far as it can to get the best fruit was captured by Steven Lawrence.
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This incredible shot of a male crossbill having a drink of water was captured by Allan Hickman.
This incredible shot of a male crossbill having a drink of water was captured by Allan Hickman.
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