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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

Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator

Oriental birds

Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha zonorhyncha.

Australasian birds

Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata

Afrotropical birds

Red-billed Duck Anas erythrorhyncha.

Neartic birds

Redhead Aythya americana

Neotropical birds

Gilt-edged Tanager Tangara cyanoventris


Eurasian red squirrel Sciurus vulgaris

Amphibians & Reptiles

Common Toad Bufo bufo


Hummingbird hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum.


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.