This close-up of a Puffin, taken by Elliot Hook, has been shortlisted in the ‘Attention to Detail’ category of Bird Photographer of the Year 2015. It was taken on Skomer, Pembrokeshire, during an overnight stay; a trip that offers fantastic opportunities for photographing Puffins away from the crowds. Elliot has been photographing UK wildlife and landscapes since 2009. Visit: elliothook.co.uk The BPOTY competition for 2016 will be open for entries in August. Visit the competition website at birdpoty.co.uk for more information.