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^I was one the first of the Wild Wonders of Europe photographers commissioned - with a mission to photograph the colourful and charismatic birds in the Hungarian puszta. I was given a lengthy wishlist of birds and only two weeks - there was no way it was going to be possible to produce outstanding, unique and awe-inspiring material of so many species in such a short time. But I had luck on my side, and a young photographer, Bence M�t�, without whose help it would have been a mission impossible. As it turned out, I got some good images for the project; the European Bee-eater tossing a bumble bee in the air being one of them.



My second mission involved only one species, the Black Vulture, but it was not much easier. I had more bad luck than good but fortunately didn't return tota
European Roller (Coracias garrulus) courtship display, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008. WWE BOOK. WWE INDOOR EXHIBITION. Magic Moments book plate.  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / European Roller (Coracias garrulus) courtship display, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008. WWE BOOK. WWE INDOOR EXHIBITION. Magic Moments book plate.
European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) perched beside Poppy flower, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) perched beside Poppy flower, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) pair, male passing Dragonfly prey to female, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) pair, male passing Dragonfly prey to female, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) pair, male displaying, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) pair, male displaying, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) pair perched, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) pair perched, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) catching bumblebee in beak, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008. WWE BOOK. WWE OUTDOOR EXHIBITION *PRESS IMAGE. Magic Moments book plate.  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) catching bumblebee in beak, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008. WWE BOOK. WWE OUTDOOR EXHIBITION *PRESS IMAGE. Magic Moments book plate.
European Roller (Coracias garrulus) pair perched on branch, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / European Roller (Coracias garrulus) pair perched on branch, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
European Roller (Coracias garrulus) pair, display, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / European Roller (Coracias garrulus) pair, display, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) pair, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) pair, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
European Roller (Coracias garrulus) attacking intruder Roller in nestbox, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / European Roller (Coracias garrulus) attacking intruder Roller in nestbox, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
Hoopoe (Upupa epops) landing on branch, rear view with wings open, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Hoopoe (Upupa epops) landing on branch, rear view with wings open, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008
Hoopoe (Upupa epops) with cockchafer prey in beak, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008 WWE BOOK. WWE INDOOR EXHIBITION Wild Wonders kids book.  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvu
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvu / Hoopoe (Upupa epops) with cockchafer prey in beak, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008 WWE BOOK. WWE INDOOR EXHIBITION Wild Wonders kids book.
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) pair perched, male on left, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) pair perched, male on left, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) male brings vole prey to female in nestbox, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) male brings vole prey to female in nestbox, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008
Red-footed falcon (Falco vespertinus) male at nesting box in Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed falcon (Falco vespertinus) male at nesting box in Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008
Red-footed falcon (Falco vespertinus) mating pair, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed falcon (Falco vespertinus) mating pair, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) low angle shot of female in flight, Hortobagy NP, Hungary  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) low angle shot of female in flight, Hortobagy NP, Hungary
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) low angle shot of female in flight, Hortobagy NP, Hungary  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) low angle shot of female in flight, Hortobagy NP, Hungary
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) male perched, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) male perched, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) mating pair, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) mating pair, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) rear view of male (left) passing prey to female, Hortobagy NP, Hungary  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) rear view of male (left) passing prey to female, Hortobagy NP, Hungary
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) male perched, Hortobagy NP, Hungary  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) male perched, Hortobagy NP, Hungary
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) male perched with vole prey, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) male perched with vole prey, Hortobagy NP, Hungary, May 2008
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) low angle shot of male in flight, Hortobagy NP, Hungary  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) low angle shot of male in flight, Hortobagy NP, Hungary
Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) male bathing, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) male bathing, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) drinking, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) drinking, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
Blackbird (Turdus merula) female at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Blackbird (Turdus merula) female at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes)  drinking, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes) drinking, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
Robin (Erithacus rubecula) at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Robin (Erithacus rubecula) at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
Jay (Garrulus glandarius) bathing, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Jay (Garrulus glandarius) bathing, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris) male and female at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris) male and female at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopus major) at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopus major) at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
Blackbird (Turdus merula) male bathing, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Blackbird (Turdus merula) male bathing, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
Turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur) at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur) at water, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May 2008
European black vulture (Aegyptus monacha) amongst flowers, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / European black vulture (Aegyptus monacha) amongst flowers, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009
Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) in flight, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) in flight, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009
Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) portrait, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) portrait, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009
Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) walking, foot raised,  Extremadura, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) walking, foot raised, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009
Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) lifting leg with small piece of flesh on beak, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) lifting leg with small piece of flesh on beak, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009
Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) portrait, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) portrait, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009
Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) with wings stretched out, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) with wings stretched out, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009
Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) head portrait, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) head portrait, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009
Black kite (Milvus migrans) portrait, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Black kite (Milvus migrans) portrait, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009
Black kite (Milvus migrans) in flight, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Black kite (Milvus migrans) in flight, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009
Black kite (Milvus migrans) in flight, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Black kite (Milvus migrans) in flight, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009
Black kite (Milvus migrans) on carcass, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Varesvuo / Black kite (Milvus migrans) on carcass, Extremadura, Spain, April 2009
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