Shot of a jackal chasing a magpie is among entries in prestigious German ...

Fast food! Shot of a jackal chasing a magpie is among entries in prestigious German photography contest A photo of a golden jackal chasing a magpie is one of the entries in the Glanzlichter Nature Photo Contest The competition is open to nature photographers of all experience from hobbyists to professionals The overall winning picture was of a white-tailed eagle scooping a fish from some water and flying off with it 

By Sam Baker For Mailonline

Published: 02:13 BST, 1 May 2020 | Updated: 02:13 BST, 1 May 2020

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The stunning photo of a golden jackal chasing a magpie is just one of the incredible entries in this year's Glanzlichter Nature Photo Contest.

The competition is open to everyone who practises nature photography either as a hobby or professionally. 

There are 10 categories in the competition including Glanzlichter Nature Photographer Of The Year, Junior Award Winner and The Of Plants.

Entrants had to pay an entree fee equal to about £17.50 but can win cash prizes of up to £10,500.

In one of the most striking images a golden jackal is seen baring its teeth and chasing a magpie at full speed.

Another of the entries shows a gorilla scratching its nose.

MailOnline showcases some of the best pictures in the competition: 

Wildlife photographer Maurizio Ferrari captured this stunning image of a jackal closing in on a magpie. The shot was taken in Romania and earned an honourable mention in the Glanzlichter photography contest

Wildlife photographer Maurizio Ferrari captured this stunning image of a jackal closing in on a magpie. The shot

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