Slideshow: Glyn Dobbs picture special

Otters, steam trains and goldfinches all feature in this selection of pictures.

Former Telegraph chief photographer Glyn Dobbs has been on his travels again – his latest set of pictures includes steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa passing through Kettering, hungry goldfinches, romantic swans and the famous Market Harborough otters!

Goldfinches battle it out for food

Goldfinches battle it out for food

He has also created a sequence of pictures of a great white egret taking to the air at Pitsford Reservoir.

He said: “This is quite a rare bird and is the latest type to start breeding in Britain.”