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Heather Angel / Man using pole to propel bamboo raft on Lijang / Li River, Karst peaks beyond. At dawn, Lijiang River Scenic Zone, Yangshuo county, Guangxi, China.
Dave Bevan / Male Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) descending down a wooden electricity pole, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK, June.
Dave Bevan / Male Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) flying to a nest hole in an electricty pole and feeding chick, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK, June.
Five Films / Fisherman using a net to land a large Pollack (Pollachius pollachius), with dog on boat, sustainably caught using pole and line, English Channel, near Salcombe, Devon, UK, November 2016.
Sam Hobson / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), adult female perched on scaffolding. Bristol, UK. December.
Pascal Tordeux / Fisherman on Lake Old Forge, Ardennes, France, November 2011. Model released
Neil Aldridge / A young Zu/'hoasi Bushman hunter carrying a bow, quiver of arrows and a long pole for catching Spring Hares in their burrows. Kalahari, Botswana. April 2012. No release available.
Tim Laman / Twelve wired Bird of Paradise (Seleucidis melanoleuca) male displaying to a female at his display pole in the swamp rain forest at Nimbokrang, Papau, Indonesia, Island of New Guinea. Winner, Special A...
Christophe Courteau / Rusty barrels at the historical site of Virgohamna where, in 1897, the hydrogen balloon 'Omen' (the Eagle) sailed northward in a failed attempt to reach the north pole with 3 Swedish ballooners led by...
Fabrice Cahez / Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) sitting in middle of snow covered road as a car approaches. Vosges, France, December.
Eric Baccega / Melting ice under expansive clouds. Floe Edge, Arctic Bay, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, April 2009.
Eric Baccega / Melting ice at Floe Edge, Arctic Bay, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, April 2009.