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In Pictures: Grey seal pups spotted at nature reserve

The pupping season has begun along the coast.

Grey seal pups are proving a star attraction at a UK nature reserve.

The species returns to Donna Nook National Nature Reserve in Lincolnshire every year in late October, November and December to give birth.

A mother with her baby seal pup as grey seals return to Donna Nook National Nature Reserve in Lincolnshire, where they come every year in late October, November and December to give birth
(Danny Lawson/PA)
A mother with her baby seal pup, as grey seals return to Donna Nook National Nature Reserve in Lincolnshire, where they come every year in late October, November and December to give birth
(Danny Lawson/PA)
A member of the public views grey seals and their pups at Donna Nook National Nature Reserve in Lincolnshire, where grey seals come every year in late October, November and December to give birth
(Danny Lawson/PA)
A baby seal pup, as grey seals return to Donna Nook National Nature Reserve in Lincolnshire, where they come every year in late October, November and December to give birth
(Danny Lawson/PA)

The pupping season begins along the coast in October.

According to the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, around 40% of the world population of grey seals can be found in Britain.

A baby seal pup, as grey seals return to Donna Nook National Nature Reserve in Lincolnshire, where they come every year in late October, November and December to give birth
(Danny Lawson/PA)
Members of the public view grey seals and their pups at Donna Nook National Nature Reserve in Lincolnshire, where grey seals come every year in late October, November and December to give birth
(Danny Lawson/PA)
A mother with her baby seal pup, as grey seals return to Donna Nook National Nature Reserve in Lincolnshire, where they come every year in late October, November and December to give birth
(Danny Lawson/PA)
A baby seal pup, as grey seals return to Donna Nook National Nature Reserve in Lincolnshire, where they come every year in late October, November and December to give birth
(Danny Lawson/PA)

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