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Nature Instants (selection)

With their white masks to the sides of the eyes, the languid and nostalgic look  confer a  mysterious character to the endangered forests of Southeast Asia. See more of Dusky leaf monkey.

Paleartic birds

Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus.

Oriental birds

Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis.

Australasian birds

White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae.

Afrotropical birds

White-backed Night-heron Nycticorax leuconotus.

Neartic birds

Yellow-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax violaceus.

Neotropical birds

Rufescent Tiger-heron Tigrisoma lineatum.


American mink Neovison vison.

Amphibians & Reptiles

Common Toad Bufo bufo


Asian predatory wasp Vespa velutina.


Cuc Phong National Park. Vietnam forests.


Pyrenean violet Ramonda myconi

Spiritual people & Places

Central Mosque, Almaty.

Humans & Nature

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