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Pal Hermansen / Aerial view of winter lake with thin, cracking ice after the first snow, Follo, Norway. December. GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2022 - Landscapes Category Winner.
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) carrying chick on its back to keep it warm, Valkenhorst Nature Reserve, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands,May. Vogelwarte Photo Competition 2022 - Birds category...
Pal Hermansen / Red-throated diver (Gavia stellata) taking off, Sweden.(Winner of bird category Wildlife Photographer of the Year 1993 competition)
Guy Edwardes / Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus) flock at sunrise with Kerkini Mountain in background, Lake Kerkini, Greece. January.
Guy Edwardes / Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus) flock stretching at sunrise, Lake Kerkini, Greece. January.
Guy Edwardes / Two Banded demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) roosting on Hemlock water-dropwort (Oenanthe crocata), River Stour, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England, UK, June.
Guy Edwardes / Autumn colours around Hraunfossar waterfall in the west of Iceland, September.
Guy Edwardes / Autumn colours around Hraunfossar waterfall in the west of Iceland, September
Ann & Steve Toon / Female leopard (Panthera pardus) drinking at night, Zimanga private game reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Karine Aigner / Two Greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) walking out of river, Bardia National Park, Terai, Nepal.
Karine Aigner / Greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) standing in shallow water watching a White-throated kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) fly by, Bardia National Park, Terai, Nepal.
George Sanker / American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) walking into river. Myakka River State Park, Florida, USA.