In the shadow of a bell

    April 13, 2017

    A red bell jellyfish makes for a perfect hiding spot for a baby leatherjacket.


    Photo Credit: Jessica Leask

    Frozen Island

    August 7, 2017

    An iceberg as seen from above in the Co-operation Sea, Antarctica.

    Photo Credit: Sam Edmonds

    Abandoned to nature

    October 23, 2017

    Located in Helensburgh NSW, this abandoned train tunnel is slowly being reclaimed by nature.

    Photo Credit: William Patino

    A striking bird

    November 6, 2017

    This image of a Major Mitchell’s cockatoo was taken in Western Queensland, where the photographer spent an afternoon staking out a puddle of water in full camouflage. 

    Photo Credit: Daniel Venema

    Rainy day snuggles

    May 22, 2017

    A joey red-necked wallaby cuddles up to mum after days of rain, fur still wet from the latest downpour.

    Photo Credit: Mel Christi

    Sweet tooth

    January 26, 2017

    A New Holland honeyeater visits the waratahs in Blackheath, New South Wales.

    Photo Credit: Peter Taylor

    Breakfast in the Cape

    January 6, 2017

    It was almonds for breakfast on the beach for this stunning palm cockatoo.

    Photo Credit: Jessie Price

    Snack time

    April 28, 2017

    These striking, rainbow bee-eaters are widespread throughout mainland Australia.

    Photo Credit: Matt Wright

The best Australian Geographic reader photos of 2017

By AG STAFF | December 13, 2017

Each week we choose our favourite reader photos submitted to us through Instagram or our Flickr page. Here are some of our favourites from 2017.