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Markus Varesvuo / Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in flight, Oman, November
Markus Varesvuo / Two Ruffs (Philomachus pugnax) male, competing at a lek, Vardo, Norway. May.
Markus Varesvuo / Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) female, in flight, Canada. January.
Markus Varesvuo / Ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus) winter plumage, in flight, Utsjoki, Finland. February.
Markus Varesvuo / Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes) in flight with wings spread, Sipoo, Finland. January.
Markus Varesvuo / Wood sandpiper (Tringa glareola) in flight, Parainen Uto, Finland. August.
Markus Varesvuo / Willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus) winter plumage, in flight, Utsjoki, Finland. February.
Markus Varesvuo / King eider (Somateria spectabilis) male, on water, portrait, Batsfjord, Norway. February.
Markus Varesvuo / Goldcrest (Regulus regulus) in flight, portrait, Parainen Uto, Finland. September.
Markus Varesvuo / Hen harrier (Circus cyaneus) juvenile male, in flight, Parainen Uto, Finland. September.
Markus Varesvuo / Spotted redshank (Tringa erythropus) juvenile, in flight, with fish in its beak, Parainen Uto, Finland. August.
Markus Varesvuo / Robin (Erithacus rubecula) carrying a red berry in its beak as it takes off, Parainen Uto, Finland. October.