This month's issue, December 2014, of Outdoor Photographer has listed the best cameras of 2014 for Nature Photographers. They are:
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II -- the long-awaited successor to 2009's EOS 7D APS-C DSLR - was picked as favorite APS-C nature DSLR of 2014.
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 flagship Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera is also good for nature photography.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera -- picked as a favorite for nature photography.
The Nikon D750 -- was choosen as the favorite nature camera in the full-frame DSLR category.
For Medium Format fans, 2014 will be remembered as the year CMOS arrived. Some favorites are the Hasselblad H5D-50c, the Pentax 645Z, and the Phase One IQ250.
The Samsung NX1 -- the new flagship model was picked for the top APS-C mirrorless camera for nature photography.
The year 2014 also saw the introduction of a number of larger-sensor fixed-lens compact models with good features for nature photographers including the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II, the Fujifilm X100T, the Leica X-E Typ 102, the Sigma dp2 Quattro and the Sony RX100 Mark III.
The Sony a7S was voted as best full-frame mirrorless camera of 2014 for nature photography.