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David Fleetham / A sprouting coconut floating in the sea close to the shore, Yap, Micronesia, Pacific Ocean.
Angelo Gandolfi / Toco Toucan (Ramphastos toco) beak open with tongue visible while feeding on mango, Brazil
Juergen Freund / Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicillatus) babies or bubs wrapped in cloth in the nursery at Tolga Bat Hospital, North Queensland, Australia, November 2012
Juergen Freund / Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicillatus) babies or bubs wrapped in cloth and teats in mouths ready for feeding in the nursery at Tolga Bat Hospital, North Queensland, Australia, November 2012
Markus Varesvuo / Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus) perched on snow covered Rowan branch (Sorbus sp.) with berries, Kuusamo, Finland, January.
Gary K. Smith / Blue tit (Parus caeruleus) perching amongst crab apples, UK, November
Tim Laman / Magnificent Bird of Paradise (Cicinnurus magnificus) male perched with fruit on calling perch near his display court, Huon Peninsula, YUS Conservation Area, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. Near-thr...
Tim Laman / Superb Bird of Paradise (Lophorina superba) male in rainforest canopy in the vicinity of the Tari Valley,
Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea.
Tim Laman / Female and young male Ribbon-tailed Astrapia (Astrapia mayeri) bird of paradise on Schefflera fruits, Southwestern slopes of Mt. Hage, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea.
Tim Laman / Adult male Ribbon-tailed Astrapia (Astrapia mayeri) feeding on fruits of a Schefflera plant. Southwestern slopes of Mt. Hage, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea.
Kirkendall-Spring / Field of Arrowleaf balsamroot and lupine on a hillside overlooking an orchard near Dryden, Washington, USA
David Fleetham / Pineapples (Ananas comosus) ripening, cultivated fruit on Maui, Hawaii.