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Nick Upton / Jackdaw (Corvus monedula) hovering above a nest box it wants to nest in which a Grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) and its mate have occupied, with the squirrel threatening the bird, Wiltshire, UK,...
David Perpinan / Female Rock sparrow (Petronia petronia) feeding chick inside nest, filmed with an infrared camera, Spain, June.
Dave Bevan / Slow motion clip of a Blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) flying to nest box, enters to feed nestlings and leaves, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK, June.
Florian Möllers / Photographer Florian Mollers having breakfast beside a female Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) nesting in window box of a 4th floor flat, Berlin, Germany, June. Model released
Florian Möllers / Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), female nesting in window box of a 4th floor flat, Berlin, Germany, June
Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed falcon (Falco vespertinus) male at nesting box in Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008
Flip de Nooyer / Eurasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) group of five juveniles in nesting box, Europe
Duncan Usher / Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus) at nest box entrance, Bursfelde, Lower Saxony, Germany
Oriol Alamany / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) male, arriving at nesting site with female in nest box, Torre Realia skyscraper, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. March.
Oriol Alamany / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) female, flying towards nest box with three chicks, aged 18 days, inside, Sagrada Familia Basilica, Catalonia, Spain. May.
Nick Upton / Spider hunting wasp / Wood borer wasp (Trypoxylon sp.) entering insect hotel carrying ball of mud to seal nest cell, Wiltshire, UK. June.
Nick Upton / Ruby-tailed cuckoo wasp (Pseudomalus auratus) resting outside insect hotel where its host, Wood borer wasps (Trypoxylon sp.) are nesting, Wiltshire, UK. July.