A photographer who rose every day before dawn for a year has unlocked the secret world of London's majestic wildlife.
The stunning scenes, which occur right under the noses of the eight million people living in the capital, were captured on camera in a series of incredible pictures.
Dedicated Alex Saberi went out every morning before work to scout out the beautiful sights that most city dwellers would expect to travel to the New Forest or Exmoor to find
But Alex, 34, travelled around Richmond Park, south west London, on a bicycle to find the fairytale scenes of rutting stags and swans swimming through the eerie dawn mist.
His outstanding shots include pictures of majestic deer roaming placidly under beams of sunlight and rabbits rising from their warren on a dewy morning.
An inquisitive squirrel is caught on camera hunting out his breakfast while a kingfisher surveys the silent morning.
Alex, a web designer from Putney, said: 'I used to live right next to the park and I would go every morning to take pictures.
Report in the Daily Mail
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