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Mateusz Piesiak / Two Common snipe (Gallinago gallinago) foraging in mud in thick fog, Lower Silesia, Poland. Emotion'Ailes Photography Competition 2021, Category Winner - Bird in all its states.
Sandra Bartocha / Sun rays shining through European beech woodland (Fagus sylvatica). Serrahn, Muritz-National Park, World Natural Heritage site, Germany, Europe. November 2015.
Bence Mate / Little egret (Egretta garzetta) and Grey herons (Ardea cinerea) reflected in lake at twilight, Lake Csaj, Pusztaszer, Hungary. June. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images...
Sven Zacek / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) perching on an Apsen tree during the blue hour of dawn, Tartumaa, Estonia, April.
Juan Carlos Munoz / Tourist paddling among mangroves in canoe, Puerto Jimenez, Golfo Dulce, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica.
Sven Zacek / Misty lake, with trees reflected in the water, and Willow (Salix) trees silhouetted on the shore, Suur Emajogi river, Tartumaa, Estonia, May 2014.
Sven Zacek / Eilean Donan Castle lit up at twilight with dark clouds. Scotland, UK, September 2013.
Andy Rouse / Mute swan (Cygnus olor) with wings raised defensively at sunrise, Wales, UK, April.
Andy Rouse / Great egret (Ardea alba) flying across lake, Ranthambhore National Park, India
Andy Rouse / Sunrise in forest, silhouetting trees. Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, India.
Ross Hoddinott / Kimmeridge Bay ledges at sunset, Dorset, UK. September 2014.
Peter Cairns / Northern lights (Aurora borealis) over Skagsanden beach, Flakstadoya, Lofoten, Norway. March 2015.