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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

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Oriental birds

Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis

Australasian birds

Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata

Afrotropical birds

White-faced Whistling-duck Dendrocygna viduata 

Neartic birds

Snow Goose Chen caerulescens (also Anser caerulescens)

Neotropical birds

Gilt-edged Tanager Tangara cyanoventris


Grant's gazelle Nanger granti

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.