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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A beautiful shot of a yellow hammer snapped by Melanie Tomlinson.
A beautiful shot of a yellow hammer snapped by Melanie Tomlinson.
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David Long snapped this endearing shot of a duck trying to capture a bit of shut-eye.
David Long snapped this endearing shot of a duck trying to capture a bit of shut-eye.
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This action shot of a heron catching lunch was snapped by Graham Pool.
This action shot of a heron catching lunch was snapped by Graham Pool.
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John Bradburn captured this magnificent close-up of a green hairstreak butterfly.
John Bradburn captured this magnificent close-up of a green hairstreak butterfly.
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