Winfried Wisniewski / European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) pair, Pleven, Bulgaria
David Pattyn / Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) spreading wings to dry, Hornoya, Varanger, Finnmark, Norway, April.
David Pattyn / Black necked grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) adult bird spreading its wings in anticipation of the partner during courtship. The Netherlands.April 2014
David Pattyn / Black necked grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) adult spreading its wings during the courtship dance. This bird is waiting for the submerged partner to emerge from the water and perform a dance in front. Th...
David Pattyn / Black necked grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) adult bird spreading its wings and waiting for the submerged partner to appear in front and perform the courtship dance. This is early in the breeding season,...
Luiz Claudio Marigo / Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias) spreading its wings while standing in water. The Pantanal wetlands of Mato Grosso State, Brazil, November.
Bernard Castelein / Cinereous / European black vulture (Aegypius monachus) spreading wings on ground, Rajasthan, India
Luciano Candisani / Black-browed Albatross (Thalassarche melanophrys) flying, Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands