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Sergey Gorshkov / Minden / Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) feeding on Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) female in winter, Finland
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.
Orsolya Haarberg / European shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) in breeding plumage, perched on rock, with Common guillemot (Uria aalge) flock in flight in background, Hornoya Island, Finnmark, Norway. March.
Orsolya Haarberg / Eurasian elk (Alces alces) feeding on Mountain birch (Betula pubescens) in snow, Tjamotis, Lapland, Sweden. March.
Orsolya Haarberg / Three Eurasian elk (Alces alces) resting in deep snow surrounded by animal tracks, Tjamotis, Lapland, Sweden. March.
Orsolya Haarberg / Dead sea urchin covered in snow amongst rocks on beach in winter, Nesna, Helgeland, Norway. February.
Pal Hermansen / Red-throated diver (Gavia stellata) taking off, Sweden.(Winner of bird category Wildlife Photographer of the Year 1993 competition)
Pal Hermansen / Whooper swans (Cygnus cygnus) gathered in snow. Tysslingen nature reserve, Sweden. March.
Pal Hermansen / Northern hawk-owl (Surnia ulula) holding rodent in talons to feed to young. Telemark, Norway. May.
Pal Hermansen / Arctic skuas (Stercorarius parasiticus) in flight, ready to attack anyone walking too close to their nest nearbyHotellneset, Svalbard archipelago. July.
Pal Hermansen / Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) juvenile flying off from perch.Telemark, Norway. February.
Pal Hermansen / Whooper swans (Cygnus cygnus) sitting in snow covered landscape. Akershus, Norway. November.