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Birds in Pictures (Reed New Holland Publishers) is Markus Varesvuo's finest ever collection of bird images, the result of 40 years of patient observation and creative photography. This gallery showcases the content from his latest book, covering the birds not just of his native Finland, but also from Norway, Shetland, Hungary and Japan, with dedicated sections on owls, gamebirds, Arctic ducks and eagles.
Great white egret (Ardea alba) splashing, Hungary, January. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Great white egret (Ardea alba) splashing, Hungary, January.
Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) female face close up, Canada February - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) female face close up, Canada February
Bohemian waxwings (Bombycilla garrulus) feeding on berries, Uto Finland October - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Bohemian waxwings (Bombycilla garrulus) feeding on berries, Uto Finland October
Robin (Erithacus rubecula) singing on branch near a house, Uto, Finland, April. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Robin (Erithacus rubecula) singing on branch near a house, Uto, Finland, April.
Great white egret (Egretta alba) two facing one another,  Hungary January - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Great white egret (Egretta alba) two facing one another, Hungary January
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) juvenile landing in snow, interacting with a Magpie (Pica pica), Norway, November. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) juvenile landing in snow, interacting with a Magpie (Pica pica), Norway, November.
Garden warbler (Sylvia borin) perched on twig covered in Willow (Salix sp) pollen causing yellowing of feathers, Uto, Finland, May. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Garden warbler (Sylvia borin) perched on twig covered in Willow (Salix sp) pollen causing yellowing of feathers, Uto, Finland, May.
Little egret (Egretta garzetta) Hungary May - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Little egret (Egretta garzetta) Hungary May
Common cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) in flight, silhouetted against moon, Falsterbo Sweden September - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Common cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) in flight, silhouetted against moon, Falsterbo Sweden September
White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with two fish in talons, Norway, October. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with two fish in talons, Norway, October.
Blackbird (Turdus merula) in flight to feed on berries, Helsinki, Finland. November. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Blackbird (Turdus merula) in flight to feed on berries, Helsinki, Finland. November.
Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia) catching fish, Hungary, May. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia) catching fish, Hungary, May.
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopus minor) on bullrush, Uto Finland October - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopus minor) on bullrush, Uto Finland October
Black-throated diver (Gavia arctica) on water, Finland, May. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Black-throated diver (Gavia arctica) on water, Finland, May.
Steller's Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus)  with prey in beak in mid-air, Hokkaido, Japan, February. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Steller's Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus) with prey in beak in mid-air, Hokkaido, Japan, February.
Grasshopper Warbler (Locustella naevia) singing, Finland, May. Small repro only. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Grasshopper Warbler (Locustella naevia) singing, Finland, May. Small repro only.
Hoopoe (Upupa epops) male giving mating gift to female, Hungary May - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Hoopoe (Upupa epops) male giving mating gift to female, Hungary May
Bearded tit (Panurus biarmicus) male eating seedheads, Helsinki, Finland, January - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Bearded tit (Panurus biarmicus) male eating seedheads, Helsinki, Finland, January
Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) two males displaying in territorial dispute, Liminka Finland June - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) two males displaying in territorial dispute, Liminka Finland June
Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa) landing in snow, Kuusamo, Finland. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa) landing in snow, Kuusamo, Finland.
Male King eider (Somateria spectabilis) displaying, Norway, February. - Markus Varesvuo,Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo,Markus Varesvuo / Male King eider (Somateria spectabilis) displaying, Norway, February.
Hawk owl (Surnia ulula) takingn off from powder snow, possibly with prey in talons, Kuusamo Finland February - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Hawk owl (Surnia ulula) takingn off from powder snow, possibly with prey in talons, Kuusamo Finland February
Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) female in flight, Canada. February. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) female in flight, Canada. February.
Close up of Red-throated Diver (Gavia stellata) pair about to dive in water to search for food, Shetland, UK, July. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Close up of Red-throated Diver (Gavia stellata) pair about to dive in water to search for food, Shetland, UK, July.
Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) female, with lights behind,  Canada, February. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) female, with lights behind, Canada, February.
Close up of Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca) female flying low, Canada, February. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Close up of Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca) female flying low, Canada, February.
Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) female sitting among snow covered vegetation on ground, Canada February - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) female sitting among snow covered vegetation on ground, Canada February
Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca) male stretching leg, Canada, February. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca) male stretching leg, Canada, February.
Ural Owl (Strix uralensis) in old barn, Kuusamo, Finland, February. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Ural Owl (Strix uralensis) in old barn, Kuusamo, Finland, February.
Great grey owl (Strix nebulosa) head portrait, Kuusamo, Finland, March - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Great grey owl (Strix nebulosa) head portrait, Kuusamo, Finland, March
Great grey owl (Srix nebulosa) about to land on snow, Kuusamo Finland March - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Great grey owl (Srix nebulosa) about to land on snow, Kuusamo Finland March
Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) close up of male calling in the snow, Vaala Finland April - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) close up of male calling in the snow, Vaala Finland April
Great grey owl (Strix nebulosa) close up of face, Kuusamo, Finland, March - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Great grey owl (Strix nebulosa) close up of face, Kuusamo, Finland, March
Great grey owl (Strix nebulosa) with chicks in nest, Finland June - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Great grey owl (Strix nebulosa) with chicks in nest, Finland June
Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum) perched on pine branch, Kuusamo, Finland, February. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum) perched on pine branch, Kuusamo, Finland, February.
Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)Kuusamo Finland February 2012 - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)Kuusamo Finland February 2012
Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum) taking off in snow, Kuusamo, Finland, February. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum) taking off in snow, Kuusamo, Finland, February.
Little Owl (Athene noctua) with frog prey in its beak, Hungary, May. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Little Owl (Athene noctua) with frog prey in its beak, Hungary, May.
Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) calling in flight, Utsjoki, Finland, April. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) calling in flight, Utsjoki, Finland, April.
Five Rock Ptarmigans (Lagopus muta) in snow with rainbow behind them, Utsjoki, Finland, February. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Five Rock Ptarmigans (Lagopus muta) in snow with rainbow behind them, Utsjoki, Finland, February.
Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) males fighting at a lek, Utajarvi, Finland, April - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) males fighting at a lek, Utajarvi, Finland, April
Two male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) looking at each other, Utajarvi, Finland, April. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Two male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) looking at each other, Utajarvi, Finland, April.
Male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) in flight, Utajarvi, Finland, April. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) in flight, Utajarvi, Finland, April.
Black grouse (lyrurus tetrix) female and chick at nest, Vaala, Finland, June. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Black grouse (lyrurus tetrix) female and chick at nest, Vaala, Finland, June.
Willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus), Kiilopaa, Inari, Finland, January. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus), Kiilopaa, Inari, Finland, January.
Willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus), Kiilopaa, Inari, Finland, January. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus), Kiilopaa, Inari, Finland, January.
Hazel Grouse (Tetrastes bonasia) in snow covered trees, Suomussalmi, Finland, January. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Hazel Grouse (Tetrastes bonasia) in snow covered trees, Suomussalmi, Finland, January.
Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) male displaying in rain, Kuusamo, Finland. March. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) male displaying in rain, Kuusamo, Finland. March.
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