Your pictures: East Devon wildlife

PUBLISHED: 16:18 23 October 2017 | UPDATED: 11:06 24 October 2017

Readers' pictures for our wildlife photo challenge.

Readers' pictures for our wildlife photo challenge.

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Round up of the great wildlife pictures submitted for our photo challenge.

Our little amphibian resident in Exeter. Picture: Alex OldhamOur little amphibian resident in Exeter. Picture: Alex Oldham

We’ve seen some lovely pictures of animals entered in to last week’s iwitness24 wildlife photo challenge.

Have a browse through the entries below and if you would like to get involved then why not join our community of local photographers at www.iwitness24.co.uk.

Our next photo challenge is ‘Close-up’. Send us your close-up pictures taken in East Devon and upload them to the iwitness24 ‘East Devon Photo Challenge’ group and we’ll put a gallery together next week.

There are at least two swan families on the Exe Canal, which sometimes leads to squabbles over territory. Majestic power in motion! Picture: Alex OldhamThere are at least two swan families on the Exe Canal, which sometimes leads to squabbles over territory. Majestic power in motion! Picture: Alex Oldham

Garden robin - taken a few weeks ago. Picture: Richard WhiteGarden robin - taken a few weeks ago. Picture: Richard White

Catching the autumn sun. Taken while out walking along Seaton beach. Picture: Louise DenhamCatching the autumn sun. Taken while out walking along Seaton beach. Picture: Louise Denham

Seagull eating seafood - makes a change! 

We spotted him wandering around with the shell in his mouth, he took off, flew up high and then dropped it - shell smashed and he was able to have his lunch! Picture: Lycia MooreSeagull eating seafood - makes a change! We spotted him wandering around with the shell in his mouth, he took off, flew up high and then dropped it - shell smashed and he was able to have his lunch! Picture: Lycia Moore

Roe Deer. Picture: Lycia MooreRoe Deer. Picture: Lycia Moore

Squirrel. Picture: Lycia MooreSquirrel. Picture: Lycia Moore

Devon Wildlife - a buzzard at the side of the road. Picture: Lycia MooreDevon Wildlife - a buzzard at the side of the road. Picture: Lycia Moore

What amazing markings on the underside of this seagulls wings! Picture: Barbara MellorWhat amazing markings on the underside of this seagulls wings! Picture: Barbara Mellor

Bluetit. Picture: Barbara MellorBluetit. Picture: Barbara Mellor

Unusual view of a moth. Picture: Barbara MellorUnusual view of a moth. Picture: Barbara Mellor

This vixen suddenly appeared in my garden early one evening and stared straight at me, apparently completely unfrightened. Picture: Barbara MellorThis vixen suddenly appeared in my garden early one evening and stared straight at me, apparently completely unfrightened. Picture: Barbara Mellor

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Red Fox. Picture: Lycia MooreRed Fox. Picture: Lycia Moore

More of the beautiful wildlife at Escot. Picture: Debbie MitchellMore of the beautiful wildlife at Escot. Picture: Debbie Mitchell

More of the beautiful wildlife at Escot. Picture: Debbie MitchellMore of the beautiful wildlife at Escot. Picture: Debbie Mitchell

More of the beautiful wildlife at Escot. Picture: Debbie MitchellMore of the beautiful wildlife at Escot. Picture: Debbie Mitchell

More of the beautiful wildlife at Escot. Picture: Debbie MitchellMore of the beautiful wildlife at Escot. Picture: Debbie Mitchell

A nosey red squirrel at Escot. Picture: Debbie MitchellA nosey red squirrel at Escot. Picture: Debbie Mitchell

A beautiful red squirrel at Escot Willdwood. Picture: Debbie MitchellA beautiful red squirrel at Escot Willdwood. Picture: Debbie Mitchell

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I met these adult swans with their cygnets while walking along the Grand Western Canal at Tiverton, they were very trusting of me as I was only stood about 2ft away. Picture: Nicola DownI met these adult swans with their cygnets while walking along the Grand Western Canal at Tiverton, they were very trusting of me as I was only stood about 2ft away. Picture: Nicola Down

While walking on Dartmoor I met this wild Dartmoor pony he stood for ages while I took many photos of him and enjoyed the attention a lot. Picture: Nicola DownWhile walking on Dartmoor I met this wild Dartmoor pony he stood for ages while I took many photos of him and enjoyed the attention a lot. Picture: Nicola Down

Wildife around East Devon. Picture: Robert ChidgeyWildife around East Devon. Picture: Robert Chidgey

Captured in the garden after cutting the grass. Picture: Tim AlsfordCaptured in the garden after cutting the grass. Picture: Tim Alsford

This was a wild rabbit eating from a bird feeder I have in my front garden, I wondered why everytime I went out to top the bird feed up it was bent over and now I see why. Picture: Nicola DownThis was a wild rabbit eating from a bird feeder I have in my front garden, I wondered why everytime I went out to top the bird feed up it was bent over and now I see why. Picture: Nicola Down

These were twin fawns I met while walking along the cliffs near to my house on the Jurassic Coast, I didn't stay too long as I knew their mum would be near but I had to take a photo of what I felt was a once in a lifetime experience. Picture: Nicola DownThese were twin fawns I met while walking along the cliffs near to my house on the Jurassic Coast, I didn't stay too long as I knew their mum would be near but I had to take a photo of what I felt was a once in a lifetime experience. Picture: Nicola Down

Graceful flight. Picture: Alan MillsGraceful flight. Picture: Alan Mills

On the lookout. Picture: Alan MillsOn the lookout. Picture: Alan Mills

Dancing on the water. Picture: Alan MillsDancing on the water. Picture: Alan Mills

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