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Nature Instants (selection)

European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis. Mating. See also here.

Paleartic birds

Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii

Oriental birds

Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis

Australasian birds

Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata

Afrotropical birds

White-faced Whistling-duck Dendrocygna viduata 

Neartic birds

Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis 

Neotropical birds

Gilt-edged Tanager Tangara cyanoventris


Wild Board Sus scrofa

Amphibians & Reptiles

Amphibians of Alto Caparaó National Park


Swallowtail Papilio machaon. More photos.


Autumn in Comanegra.


endemic, Garrotxa, Polygala vayredae, threatened. More photos of Polygala .

People & Culture

Al Rustak. Ibri. UAE

Spiritual people & Places

Orthodox ceremony in Lalibela, Ethiopia.

Humans & Nature

Great White Pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalus  Flying in with industrial smoke column. Sorbulaq Lake. May.