Photo gallery: Smiling seals, fighting herons and a staring stoat, your amazing wildlife photos of 2014

A Tawny Owl perched in the Nar Valley on their Community day. Picture by Steve Norris.

A Tawny Owl perched in the Nar Valley on their Community day. Picture by Steve Norris. - Credit: citizenside.com

The region's wildlife wonders have been captured in a plethora of poses, and sent via our iWitness24 website, where we encourage you to take part.

In the first of a two-part special, here are some of the best photographs of animals and birds. Don't miss tomorrow's paper for part two: lovely landscapes.

To submit your pictures visit iwitness24.co.uk.