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David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) carrying chick on its back to keep it warm, Valkenhorst Nature Reserve, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands,May. Vogelwarte Photo Competition 2022 - Birds category...
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) shaking chick from its back on lake, Valkenhorst nature reserve, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands. May. BioPhoto International Nature Photography Competition 2022...
Bernard Castelein / Pair of Senegal thick-knees (Burhinus senegalensis) in defensive posture, protecting their chick from cattle, Allahien River, Gambia, West Africa.
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 / Whooper swans (Cygnus cygnus) sitting in snow covered landscape. Akershus, Norway. November.
Guy Edwardes / Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus) flock at sunrise with Kerkini Mountain in background, Lake Kerkini, Greece. January.
Guy Edwardes / Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus) flock stretching at sunrise, Lake Kerkini, Greece. January.
Henley Spiers / Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) diving underwater to feed on discarded fish, with tall cliffs in background where gannets seasonally nest, Shetland, Scotland. Siena International Photo Competition A...
Tim Laman / Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) on large iceberg with towers and pinnacles in background, Weddell Sea, Antarctica.
Karine Aigner / Greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) standing in shallow water watching a White-throated kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) fly by, Bardia National Park, Terai, Nepal.
Markus Varesvuo / King eider (Somateria spectabilis) male, on water, portrait, Batsfjord, Norway. February.