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The last month has seen a fantastic diversity of images added to our site, including the evocative work of Sandra Bartocha and Werner Bollmann, capturing the light of the Nordic world, Laurie Campbell's Scottish wildilfe and plants, poisonous sea snakes and tree kangaroos from Jurgen Freund, Cyril Ruoso's Namib Desert wild horses, and bold invertebrates from Emmanuele Biggi, Edwiin Giesbers and Robert Thompson, Staffan Widstrand's coverage from New Guinea, Eladio Fernandez's material from Cuba and Haiti, Phil Savoie's Costa Rican wildlife, and a strong range of environmental subjects from specialist Ashley Cooper, plus an engaging set of images on the Thames "swan-upping" tradition.
Barn swallows (Hirundo rustica) calling, silhouetted in midnight sun, Oland, Sweden, June. - Werner Bollmann
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Werner Bollmann / Barn swallows (Hirundo rustica) calling, silhouetted in midnight sun, Oland, Sweden, June.
Common tern (Sterna hirundo) flying looking down to the ground, St. Anna Archipelago, Sweden, May. - Werner Bollmann
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Werner Bollmann / Common tern (Sterna hirundo) flying looking down to the ground, St. Anna Archipelago, Sweden, May.
Liverwort (Hepatica nobilis), Mon, Denmark, March. - Sandra Bartocha
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Sandra Bartocha / Liverwort (Hepatica nobilis), Mon, Denmark, March.
Guillemots (Uria aalge) group in mist,  Hornoya, Norway. - Werner Bollmann
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Werner Bollmann / Guillemots (Uria aalge) group in mist, Hornoya, Norway.
Guillemots (Uria aalge) flock in flight, Hornoya, Norway. - Werner Bollmann
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Werner Bollmann / Guillemots (Uria aalge) flock in flight, Hornoya, Norway.
Dipper (Cinculus cinculus) perched  on ice with long exposure of river,  Kayla, Finland. February. - Werner Bollmann
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Werner Bollmann / Dipper (Cinculus cinculus) perched on ice with long exposure of river, Kayla, Finland. February.
Ural owl (Strix uralensis) perched in snow covered tree,  Oulanka National Park, Finland, February - Werner Bollmann
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Werner Bollmann / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) perched in snow covered tree, Oulanka National Park, Finland, February
Low angle view of Cornflowers (Centaurea cyanus) Seeland, Denmark - Sandra Bartocha
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Sandra Bartocha / Low angle view of Cornflowers (Centaurea cyanus) Seeland, Denmark
Lady's slipper orchid (Cypripedium calceolus) Bjorkskogsnas, Sweden, June. - Werner Bollmann
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Werner Bollmann / Lady's slipper orchid (Cypripedium calceolus) Bjorkskogsnas, Sweden, June.
Brown bear (Ursus arctos) at night, Lentiira, Finland, September. - Werner Bollmann
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Werner Bollmann / Brown bear (Ursus arctos) at night, Lentiira, Finland, September.
Crested tit (Lophophanes cristatus) Haubenmeise, Lentiira, Finland, September. - Werner Bollmann
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Werner Bollmann / Crested tit (Lophophanes cristatus) Haubenmeise, Lentiira, Finland, September.
Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis) Oland, Sweden, May. - Werner Bollmann
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Werner Bollmann / Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis) Oland, Sweden, May.
Cotton grass (Eriophorum angustifolium) and Pine trees (Pinus sp) Store Mosse NP, Sweden, May. - Sandra Bartocha
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Sandra Bartocha / Cotton grass (Eriophorum angustifolium) and Pine trees (Pinus sp) Store Mosse NP, Sweden, May.
Panoramic of Oak tree (Quercus robur) with low sun, Oland, Sweden, May. - Sandra Bartocha
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Sandra Bartocha / Panoramic of Oak tree (Quercus robur) with low sun, Oland, Sweden, May.
Northern lights over Flakstadoya, Norway, March 2012. - Werner Bollmann
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Werner Bollmann / Northern lights over Flakstadoya, Norway, March 2012.
Photographer Sandra Bartocha with Werner Bollmann in field of cottongrass (Eriophorum angustifolium). Model released. - Sandra Bartocha
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Sandra Bartocha / Photographer Sandra Bartocha with Werner Bollmann in field of cottongrass (Eriophorum angustifolium). Model released.
Abstract view of breaking wave,  Thy NP, Denmark, June 2011. - Sandra Bartocha
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Sandra Bartocha / Abstract view of breaking wave, Thy NP, Denmark, June 2011.
Western crowned pigeon, (Goura cristata), Aiduma Island, Triton Bay, near mainland New Guinea, Western Papua, Indonesian New Guinea - Staffan Widstrand
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Staffan Widstrand / Western crowned pigeon, (Goura cristata), Aiduma Island, Triton Bay, near mainland New Guinea, Western Papua, Indonesian New Guinea
Portrait of a Jamaican Tody (Todus todus) in the Blue Mountains, Jamaica. - Eladio Fernandez
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Eladio Fernandez / Portrait of a Jamaican Tody (Todus todus) in the Blue Mountains, Jamaica.
Green-crowned brillian-t hummingbird (Heliodoxa jacula) visiting Torch ginger flower (Etlingera elatior), Poas Volcano National Park Costa Rica - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Green-crowned brillian-t hummingbird (Heliodoxa jacula) visiting Torch ginger flower (Etlingera elatior), Poas Volcano National Park Costa Rica
Green-crowned brillian hummingbird (Heliodoxa jacula) visiting Torch ginger (Etlingera elatior), Poas Volcano National Park Costa Rica - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Green-crowned brillian hummingbird (Heliodoxa jacula) visiting Torch ginger (Etlingera elatior), Poas Volcano National Park Costa Rica
Cuban tree frog (Osteopilus septentrionalis) sitting inside Bromeliad, Sierra Maestra National Park, Cuba. - Eladio Fernandez
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Eladio Fernandez / Cuban tree frog (Osteopilus septentrionalis) sitting inside Bromeliad, Sierra Maestra National Park, Cuba.
Desmarest's hutia (Capromys pilorides) on beach, Jardines de la Reina, Cuba. - Eladio Fernandez
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Eladio Fernandez / Desmarest's hutia (Capromys pilorides) on beach, Jardines de la Reina, Cuba.
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) breaching, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia September 2016. - Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) breaching, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia September 2016.
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) surfacing during the winter/spring humpback whale migration, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia September 2016. - Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) surfacing during the winter/spring humpback whale migration, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia September 2016.
Split level - blue starfish (Linckia laevigata) scattered in the shallow white sands and a nearby mangrove island, Nukubati Island Resort, Macuata Province, Fiji, South Pacific - Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Split level - blue starfish (Linckia laevigata) scattered in the shallow white sands and a nearby mangrove island, Nukubati Island Resort, Macuata Province, Fiji, South Pacific
Split level of Purple crown jellyfish (Netrostoma setouchina) in shallow waters, Nukubati Island Resort, Macuata Province, Fiji, South Pacific - Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Split level of Purple crown jellyfish (Netrostoma setouchina) in shallow waters, Nukubati Island Resort, Macuata Province, Fiji, South Pacific
RF -  Coscoroba swan (Coscoroba coscoroba) pair with chicks on water La Pampa, Argentina (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.) - Gabriel Rojo
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Gabriel Rojo / RF - Coscoroba swan (Coscoroba coscoroba) pair with chicks on water La Pampa, Argentina (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
RF - Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) male and female, Valdes, Patagonia Argentina, Word Heritage (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.) - Gabriel Rojo
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Gabriel Rojo / RF - Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) male and female, Valdes, Patagonia Argentina, Word Heritage (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) reindeer silhouetted against the skyline, reintroduced Cairngorm Reindeer Herd, Cairngorm National Park, Speyside, Scotland, July. - Laurie  Campbell
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Laurie Campbell / Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) reindeer silhouetted against the skyline, reintroduced Cairngorm Reindeer Herd, Cairngorm National Park, Speyside, Scotland, July.
Cartwheeling spider (Carparachne sp.) in desert, Swakopmund, Namibia. - Emanuele Biggi
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Emanuele Biggi / Cartwheeling spider (Carparachne sp.) in desert, Swakopmund, Namibia.
Weaver ants (Oecophylla smaragdina) building nest by gluing leaves together with silk, Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. - Emanuele Biggi
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Emanuele Biggi / Weaver ants (Oecophylla smaragdina) building nest by gluing leaves together with silk, Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.
Common wasp (Vespula vulgaris) flying to fuchsia flower,  Banbridge, County Down, Northern Ireland. - Robert  Thompson
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Robert Thompson / Common wasp (Vespula vulgaris) flying to fuchsia flower, Banbridge, County Down, Northern Ireland.
RF - Devil's flower mantis (Idolomantis diabolica) male, captive, occurs in Africa. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.) - Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / RF - Devil's flower mantis (Idolomantis diabolica) male, captive, occurs in Africa. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Prairie Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis) sunbathing, Bozeman, Montana, USA. - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Prairie Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis) sunbathing, Bozeman, Montana, USA.
Logs bound for a biofuel power station in Workington next to oil tanks in Workington port, Cumbria, UK, with a wind farm in the background. - Ashley Cooper
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Ashley Cooper / Logs bound for a biofuel power station in Workington next to oil tanks in Workington port, Cumbria, UK, with a wind farm in the background.
Lake Hume, the largest reservoir in Australia during the drought which lasted from 1996-2011.  In this image the water was at at 19.6% capacity, but at its worse point it was at 2.1% New South Wales,... - Ashley Cooper
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Ashley Cooper / Lake Hume, the largest reservoir in Australia during the drought which lasted from 1996-2011. In this image the water was at at 19.6% capacity, but at its worse point it was at 2.1% New South Wales,...
Colourful lakes below the peak of Chacaltaya, lake discoloured by mine effluent., Andes, Bolivia. October 2015. - Ashley Cooper
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Ashley Cooper / Colourful lakes below the peak of Chacaltaya, lake discoloured by mine effluent., Andes, Bolivia. October 2015.
Solar powered  air conditioning for the Ashram's hospital. Muni Seva Ashram in Goraj, near Vadodara, India, December 2013. - Ashley Cooper
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Ashley Cooper / Solar powered air conditioning for the Ashram's hospital. Muni Seva Ashram in Goraj, near Vadodara, India, December 2013.
View from one of the fortresses windows into the backyard where all the cannon and mortar balls are stored. La Citadelle, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Haiti, August 2016. - Eladio Fernandez
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Eladio Fernandez / View from one of the fortresses windows into the backyard where all the cannon and mortar balls are stored. La Citadelle, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Haiti, August 2016.
The Window, Bungle Bungle Range, Purnululu National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kimberley, Western Australia. June 2016. - Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / The Window, Bungle Bungle Range, Purnululu National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kimberley, Western Australia. June 2016.
Feral Horse (Equus caballus) stallion displaying, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia. - Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Feral Horse (Equus caballus) stallion displaying, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia.
Feral Horse (Equus caballus) mare and foal few days old.   Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia - Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Feral Horse (Equus caballus) mare and foal few days old. Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia
Feral Horses (Equus caballus) gathering around waterhole, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia. - Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Feral Horses (Equus caballus) gathering around waterhole, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia.
Feral Horse (Equus caballus) fight between stallions during mating season.  Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia. - Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Feral Horse (Equus caballus) fight between stallions during mating season. Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia.
Highland Cow (Bos taurus) close-up, Isle of Mull, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, April. - Laurie  Campbell
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Laurie Campbell / Highland Cow (Bos taurus) close-up, Isle of Mull, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, April.
RF - Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stag shedding velvet from antlers in autumn,  Norfolk, England, UK, September. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.) - Ernie  Janes
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Ernie Janes / RF - Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stag shedding velvet from antlers in autumn, Norfolk, England, UK, September. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) reindeer with bare antlers in rutting season , reintroduced Cairngorm Reindeer Herd, Cairngorm National Park, Speyside, Scotland, October - Laurie  Campbell
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Laurie Campbell / Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) reindeer with bare antlers in rutting season , reintroduced Cairngorm Reindeer Herd, Cairngorm National Park, Speyside, Scotland, October
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