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Pal Hermansen is a successful nature photographer and writer based in Norway. He has more than 20 photography books published and has had many exhibitions of his work.


Pal's missions for Wild Wonders of Europe were in Ireland where he worked in four different locations: ^Saltee is a fantastic bird island at the very south-east corner of Ireland. It is privately managed, and no-one is allowed to stay there over night; there is no harbour, so landing depends on calm weather. Luckily, I was able to join a workshop group of photographers that had permission to stay relatively late at night. The gannet colony is nice, and the other birds are easy to approach and observe. My second area of interest was the Burren region, including the Cliffs of Moher on the western coast. The limestone
Gannet (Morus bassanus) colony, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Gannet (Morus bassanus) colony, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) pair at nest, Saltee Islands, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Green
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Green / Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) pair at nest, Saltee Islands, Ireland, June 2009
Northern gannet (Morus bassanus) flying over two on rock, Saltee Islands, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Green
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Green / Northern gannet (Morus bassanus) flying over two on rock, Saltee Islands, Ireland, June 2009
Gannet (Morus bassanus) in flight carrying nest material, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Gannet (Morus bassanus) in flight carrying nest material, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Northern gannet (Morus bassanus) colony, Saltee Islands, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Green
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Green / Northern gannet (Morus bassanus) colony, Saltee Islands, Ireland, June 2009
Gannet (Morus bassanus) courtship, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Gannet (Morus bassanus) courtship, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Razorbill (Alca torda) in flight, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Razorbill (Alca torda) in flight, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Razorbill (Aalca torda) landing on rock, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Razorbill (Aalca torda) landing on rock, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Razorbill (Alca torda) landing on rock carrying fish, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Razorbill (Alca torda) landing on rock carrying fish, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Razorbill (Alca torda) with fish in beak, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Razorbill (Alca torda) with fish in beak, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Razorbill (Alca torda) with sandeels in beak, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Razorbill (Alca torda) with sandeels in beak, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Razorbill (Alca torda) calling, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Razorbill (Alca torda) calling, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Common guillemot (Uria aalge) bridled form and an out of focus Razorbill (Alca torda) Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Common guillemot (Uria aalge) bridled form and an out of focus Razorbill (Alca torda) Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Common guillemot (Uria aalge) with fish in beak, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Common guillemot (Uria aalge) with fish in beak, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Puffin (Fraterclua arctica) with fish in beak, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Puffin (Fraterclua arctica) with fish in beak, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) in flight over water, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) in flight over water, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Puffin (Fratercula arctica) standing on rock calling, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Puffin (Fratercula arctica) standing on rock calling, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) standing on coastal cliff, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) standing on coastal cliff, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Rock dove (Columba livia) on cliff top, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Rock dove (Columba livia) on cliff top, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Greater black backed gull (Larus marinus) egg hatching, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009. WWE INDOOR EXHIBITION Wild Wonders kids book.  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermans
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermans / Greater black backed gull (Larus marinus) egg hatching, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009. WWE INDOOR EXHIBITION Wild Wonders kids book.
Two Greater black backed gull (Larus marinus) chicks, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Two Greater black backed gull (Larus marinus) chicks, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Greater black backed gull (Larus marinus) chick near a hatching egg, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Greater black backed gull (Larus marinus) chick near a hatching egg, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June 2009
Hawthorn tree (Crataegus monogyna) shaped by the wind, Burren region, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Hawthorn tree (Crataegus monogyna) shaped by the wind, Burren region, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Ox-eye daisies (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum) in flower, Burren National Park, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Ox-eye daisies (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum) in flower, Burren National Park, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Hart's tongue fern (Asplenium scolopendrium) growing between rocks, Burren National Park, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Hart's tongue fern (Asplenium scolopendrium) growing between rocks, Burren National Park, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Bird's foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) flower, Burren National Park, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Bird's foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) flower, Burren National Park, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Tutsan (Hypericum androsaemum) flower and fruit, Burren National Park, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Tutsan (Hypericum androsaemum) flower and fruit, Burren National Park, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
White horse, The Burren region, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / White horse, The Burren region, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Karst limestone landscape, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Karst limestone landscape, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Common raven (Corvus corax) calling, beak open, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Common raven (Corvus corax) calling, beak open, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Raven (Corvus corax) in flight, silhouetted, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Raven (Corvus corax) in flight, silhouetted, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Raven (Corvus corax) in flight, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Raven (Corvus corax) in flight, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Banded snail (Cepaea sp) The Burren coast, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Banded snail (Cepaea sp) The Burren coast, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Poulnabrone Dolmen, a stoneage portal tomb, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Poulnabrone Dolmen, a stoneage portal tomb, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Turlough lake (temporary / seasonal ground water lake) Burren National Park, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Turlough lake (temporary / seasonal ground water lake) Burren National Park, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Cliffs of Moher, limestone cliffs, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermans
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermans / Cliffs of Moher, limestone cliffs, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Sea stack off the Cliffs of Moher at dusk, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermans
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermans / Sea stack off the Cliffs of Moher at dusk, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Sun reflected in sea at sunset, viewed from the Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermans
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermans / Sun reflected in sea at sunset, viewed from the Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Raven (Corvus corax) on cliff top, Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermans
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermans / Raven (Corvus corax) on cliff top, Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland, June 2009
Rugged coast, Tory Island, County Donegal, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Rugged coast, Tory Island, County Donegal, Ireland, June 2009
Seaweed, Tory Island, County Donegal, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Seaweed, Tory Island, County Donegal, Ireland, June 2009
Houses on Tory island, County Donegal, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Houses on Tory island, County Donegal, Ireland, June 2009
Corncrake (Crex crex) portrait, Tory Island, County Donegal, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Corncrake (Crex crex) portrait, Tory Island, County Donegal, Ireland, June 2009
Corncrake (Crex crex) calling, Tory Island, County Donegal, Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Corncrake (Crex crex) calling, Tory Island, County Donegal, Ireland, June 2009
Giant's Causeway, basalt landscape, Unesco Heritage Site, Northern Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Giant's Causeway, basalt landscape, Unesco Heritage Site, Northern Ireland, June 2009
Wave crashing onto basalt rocks, Giant's Causeway, Unesco Heritage Site, Northern Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Wave crashing onto basalt rocks, Giant's Causeway, Unesco Heritage Site, Northern Ireland, June 2009
Basalt rocks, Giant's Causeway, Unesco Heritage Site, Northern Ireland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermansen / Basalt rocks, Giant's Causeway, Unesco Heritage Site, Northern Ireland, June 2009
Coastal basalt landscape, Giant's Causeway, Unesco Heritage Site, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, June 2009 WWE OUTDOOR EXHIBITION.  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermans
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Hermans / Coastal basalt landscape, Giant's Causeway, Unesco Heritage Site, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, June 2009 WWE OUTDOOR EXHIBITION.