A knot of toads - (Bufo bufo).
Highly commended in the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015 in the Animal Behaviour category.
A scene from a flooded freshwater quarry showing males competing to mate with a female - taken during Spring when toads move from land to water to breed and spawn.
Location: Cromhall quarry, Gloucestershire
Camera Nikon D600, Sigma 15mm + Kenko 1.4X teleconverter