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Common Orb Weaver (Metellina sp.) male. With the camera at a very precise angle to the sun, the silk of the web refracted the light into a rainbow of coloured bands.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Common Orb Weaver (Metellina sp.) male. With the camera at a very precise angle to the sun, the silk of the web refracted the light into a rainbow of coloured bands.
Dead Lang's short-tailed blue butterfly (Leptotes pirithous) in a river with bacterial film, Los Alcornocales Natural Park, Southern Spain, September.  -  Andres M. Dominguez
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Andres M. Dominguez / Dead Lang's short-tailed blue butterfly (Leptotes pirithous) in a river with bacterial film, Los Alcornocales Natural Park, Southern Spain, September.
Dead Lang's short-tailed blue butterfly (Leptotes pirithous) in a river with bacterial film, Los Alcornocales Natural Park, Southern Spain, September.  -  Andres M. Dominguez
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Andres M. Dominguez / Dead Lang's short-tailed blue butterfly (Leptotes pirithous) in a river with bacterial film, Los Alcornocales Natural Park, Southern Spain, September.
Slow motion clip of a male Orchid bee (Euglossini) gathering nectar from an orchid (Lycomormium ecuadorense) flower, Imbabura Province, Ecuador.  -  Morley Read
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Morley Read / Slow motion clip of a male Orchid bee (Euglossini) gathering nectar from an orchid (Lycomormium ecuadorense) flower, Imbabura Province, Ecuador.
Male Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna) cleaning its beak on a twig, Southern California, USA, January.  -  John Chan
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John Chan / Male Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna) cleaning its beak on a twig, Southern California, USA, January.
Sword-billed hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) in flight, North-Ecuador, Ecuador.  -  Konrad  Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Sword-billed hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) in flight, North-Ecuador, Ecuador.
Blue butterfly (Lycaenidae) frozen in ice,  Cortes de la Frontera,  Los Alcornocales Natural Park. Spain. Highly commended in the Other animals category of the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of th...  -  Andres M. Dominguez
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Andres M. Dominguez / Blue butterfly (Lycaenidae) frozen in ice, Cortes de la Frontera, Los Alcornocales Natural Park. Spain. Highly commended in the Other animals category of the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of th...
Bacteria (Lepthotryx discophora) causing iridescent patterns and White willow tree leaf (Salix alba) in river, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, southern Spain, November.  -  Andres M. Dominguez
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Andres M. Dominguez / Bacteria (Lepthotryx discophora) causing iridescent patterns and White willow tree leaf (Salix alba) in river, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, southern Spain, November.
Tui (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) on New Zealand flax (Phormium) flowerhead, with yellow pollen on head, Te Awanga Lagoon, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, November.  -  Brent  Stephenson
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Brent Stephenson / Tui (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) on New Zealand flax (Phormium) flowerhead, with yellow pollen on head, Te Awanga Lagoon, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, November.
Ground beetle (Carabus hispanus) resting on a leaf of Hydrangea (Hydrangea sp), Lozere, Cevennes, Languedoc Roussillon, France, July.  -  Pascal Pittorino
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Pascal Pittorino / Ground beetle (Carabus hispanus) resting on a leaf of Hydrangea (Hydrangea sp), Lozere, Cevennes, Languedoc Roussillon, France, July.
Green Dock Beetle (Gastrophysa viridula) female with huge abdomen swollen with eggs. Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. May.  -  Alex  Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Green Dock Beetle (Gastrophysa viridula) female with huge abdomen swollen with eggs. Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. May.
Spider hunting wasp (Pompilidae) Maliau Basin, Sabah, Borneo.  -  Alex  Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Spider hunting wasp (Pompilidae) Maliau Basin, Sabah, Borneo.
Bacteria - iron and manganese oxidizers and their complementary reducers, in the mud of an empty fish pond, Upper Lusatia Heath and Pond Landscape, Upper Lusatia UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Germany  -  Dr.  Axel Gebauer
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Dr. Axel Gebauer / Bacteria - iron and manganese oxidizers and their complementary reducers, in the mud of an empty fish pond, Upper Lusatia Heath and Pond Landscape, Upper Lusatia UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Germany
Cloud iridescence forming above a cumulonimbus cloud, caused by light refraction through individual water droplets and ice crystals at high altitude, Sierra Leone.  -  Felicity Lanchester,Felicity  Lanchester
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Felicity Lanchester,Felicity Lanchester / Cloud iridescence forming above a cumulonimbus cloud, caused by light refraction through individual water droplets and ice crystals at high altitude, Sierra Leone.
Natural iridescent oil film from decaying leaves at the surface of a pool, with a cottonwood leaf floating. Escalante National Monument, Utah. November.  -  Floris van Breugel
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Floris van Breugel / Natural iridescent oil film from decaying leaves at the surface of a pool, with a cottonwood leaf floating. Escalante National Monument, Utah. November.
Male Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) walking on ice, Trondheim, Norway, January  -  Erlend Haarberg
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Erlend Haarberg / Male Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) walking on ice, Trondheim, Norway, January
Two caught Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) Isle of Skye, Hebrides, Scotland, August  -  Laurie Campbell
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Laurie Campbell / Two caught Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) Isle of Skye, Hebrides, Scotland, August
Long legged fly (Condylostylus sp) portrait, Concord, Massachusetts, USA, June. meetyourneighbours.net project  -  MYN / Piotr Naskrecki
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MYN / Piotr Naskrecki / Long legged fly (Condylostylus sp) portrait, Concord, Massachusetts, USA, June. meetyourneighbours.net project
Horsefly (Tabanus bovinus) close up of male feeding on fennel flower nectar (the females are blood suckers) Lazio, Italy, July.  meetyourneighbours.net project  -  MYN / Paul Harcourt Davies
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MYN / Paul Harcourt Davies / Horsefly (Tabanus bovinus) close up of male feeding on fennel flower nectar (the females are blood suckers) Lazio, Italy, July. meetyourneighbours.net project
Purple emperor butterfly (Apatura iris) male on English Oak (Quercus robur) leaf basking with wings open, UK, Captive.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Purple emperor butterfly (Apatura iris) male on English Oak (Quercus robur) leaf basking with wings open, UK, Captive.
Jumping spider {Salticidae} covered in iridescent scales photographed on white background, tropical rainforest, Masoala Peninsula National Park, north east Madagascar.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Jumping spider {Salticidae} covered in iridescent scales photographed on white background, tropical rainforest, Masoala Peninsula National Park, north east Madagascar.
Metallic green chafer / Emerald fruit beetle (Protaetia / Cetonia cuprea) Close-up of head, Stenje region, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Metallic green chafer / Emerald fruit beetle (Protaetia / Cetonia cuprea) Close-up of head, Stenje region, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009
Greater silver hatchet fish (Argyropelecus gigas) Mid-Atlantic Ridge, North Atlantic Ocean  -  David Shale
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David Shale / Greater silver hatchet fish (Argyropelecus gigas) Mid-Atlantic Ridge, North Atlantic Ocean
Rose chafer (Cetonia aurata) viewed from above,  Fliess, Naturpark Kaunergrat, Tirol, Austria, July 2008 WWE OUTDOOR EXHIBITION  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Benvie
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Benvie / Rose chafer (Cetonia aurata) viewed from above, Fliess, Naturpark Kaunergrat, Tirol, Austria, July 2008 WWE OUTDOOR EXHIBITION
Close-up of feathers of Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) Saltee Islands, Co. Wexford, Ireland, June  -  Guy Edwardes
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Guy Edwardes / Close-up of feathers of Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) Saltee Islands, Co. Wexford, Ireland, June
Magnificent Bird of Paradise (Cicinnurus magnificus) male calling on calling perch near his display court, Huon Peninsula, YUS Conservation Area, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. Near-threatened  -  Tim Laman
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Tim Laman / Magnificent Bird of Paradise (Cicinnurus magnificus) male calling on calling perch near his display court, Huon Peninsula, YUS Conservation Area, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. Near-threatened
Two-banded seabream (Diplodus vulgaris) 'Turtle Rock', Passage du Cavallo, Lavezzi Archipelago, Corsica, France, September 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Pitkin
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Pitkin / Two-banded seabream (Diplodus vulgaris) 'Turtle Rock', Passage du Cavallo, Lavezzi Archipelago, Corsica, France, September 2008
Cylindrical leaf beetle (Cryptocephalus hypochaeridis) portrait, Surrey, England  -  Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Cylindrical leaf beetle (Cryptocephalus hypochaeridis) portrait, Surrey, England
RF- Atlantic sailfish (Istiophorus albicans) attacking bait ball of Spanish sardines (Sardinella aurita) near Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Caribbean Sea. (This image may be licensed either as rights man...  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / RF- Atlantic sailfish (Istiophorus albicans) attacking bait ball of Spanish sardines (Sardinella aurita) near Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Caribbean Sea. (This image may be licensed either as rights man...
RF- Adult male Rajah Brooke's Birdwing butterfly (Trogonoptera brookiana) basking in pool of sunlight. Dipterocarp rainforest, Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo. (This image may be licensed either as rights...  -  Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / RF- Adult male Rajah Brooke's Birdwing butterfly (Trogonoptera brookiana) basking in pool of sunlight. Dipterocarp rainforest, Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo. (This image may be licensed either as rights...
Tigerwing butterfly (Mechanitis sp.), two chrysalis, Ithomiini, Santa Maria, Boyac,  Colombia  -  Thomas Marent
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Thomas Marent / Tigerwing butterfly (Mechanitis sp.), two chrysalis, Ithomiini, Santa Maria, Boyac, Colombia
Leaf Beetle (Chrysomelidae), Pacaya Samiria National Park, Peru  -  Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Leaf Beetle (Chrysomelidae), Pacaya Samiria National Park, Peru
Violet-crowned Woodnymph (Thalurania colombica) hummingbird male feeding on flower nectar, Costa Rica  -  Graeme Guy
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Graeme Guy / Violet-crowned Woodnymph (Thalurania colombica) hummingbird male feeding on flower nectar, Costa Rica
Southern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris chalybeus) male on Pincushion (Leucospermum sp) protea flower, Kirstenbosch Garden, Cape Town, South Africa  -  Kevin Schafer
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Kevin Schafer / Southern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris chalybeus) male on Pincushion (Leucospermum sp) protea flower, Kirstenbosch Garden, Cape Town, South Africa
Broad-billed Hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris) male flying, Madeira Canyon, Coronado National Forest, Arizona  -  Konrad Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Broad-billed Hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris) male flying, Madeira Canyon, Coronado National Forest, Arizona
Blue-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia cyanura) feeding at flowers, Honduras  -  Konrad Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Blue-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia cyanura) feeding at flowers, Honduras
Leaf Beetle (Chrysomelidae) portrait, South Africa  -  Mark Moffett
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Mark Moffett / Leaf Beetle (Chrysomelidae) portrait, South Africa
Paradise riflebird (Ptiloris paradiseus) feeding on berries in rainforest shrub, Conondale, Queensland, Australia.  -  Bruce Thomson
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Bruce Thomson / Paradise riflebird (Ptiloris paradiseus) feeding on berries in rainforest shrub, Conondale, Queensland, Australia.
Bismarck Ringed python (Bothrochilus boa), Willaumez Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, December  -  Bert Willaert
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Bert Willaert / Bismarck Ringed python (Bothrochilus boa), Willaumez Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, December
Dorsal view of a Bismarck Ringed python (Bothrochilus boa) in leaf litter, Willaumez Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, December  -  Bert Willaert
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Bert Willaert / Dorsal view of a Bismarck Ringed python (Bothrochilus boa) in leaf litter, Willaumez Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, December
Bismarck Ringed python (Bothrochilus boa), Willaumez Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, December  -  Bert Willaert
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Bert Willaert / Bismarck Ringed python (Bothrochilus boa), Willaumez Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, December
Detail of the body scales of a Bismarck Ringed python (Bothrochilus boa), Willaumez Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, December  -  Bert Willaert
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Bert Willaert / Detail of the body scales of a Bismarck Ringed python (Bothrochilus boa), Willaumez Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, December
Portrait of a Bismarck Ringed python (Bothrochilus boa) with fly, Willaumez Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, December  -  Bert Willaert
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Bert Willaert / Portrait of a Bismarck Ringed python (Bothrochilus boa) with fly, Willaumez Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, December
Bismarck Ringed python (Bothrochilus boa), Willaumez Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, December  -  Bert Willaert
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Bert Willaert / Bismarck Ringed python (Bothrochilus boa), Willaumez Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, December
Dead Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) feather detail showing iridescence. Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. February.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Dead Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) feather detail showing iridescence. Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. February.
Dead Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) feather detail showing iridescence. . Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. February.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Dead Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) feather detail showing iridescence. . Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. February.
Close up of male Orchid bee (Euglossini sp.) gathering nectar from an orchid (Lycomormium ecuadorense) flower, Ecuador, April.  -  Carlos Zorrilla
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Carlos Zorrilla / Close up of male Orchid bee (Euglossini sp.) gathering nectar from an orchid (Lycomormium ecuadorense) flower, Ecuador, April.
Male Orchid bee (Euglossini sp.) trying to remove pollinia attached to its back before flying away, Ecuador, April.  -  Carlos Zorrilla
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Carlos Zorrilla / Male Orchid bee (Euglossini sp.) trying to remove pollinia attached to its back before flying away, Ecuador, April.
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