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L'année 2021 restera peut-être dans les mémoires comme une période où le monde est resté en proie à une crise sanitaire mondiale. Nous espérons que ces photographies de la nature contribueront, d'une manière ou d'une autre, à vous remonter le moral. La science a montré que le simple fait de regarder des images de la nature peut renforcer votre système immunitaire, ainsi que réduire votre rythme cardiaque et améliorer votre humeur. Alors si l'idée de sortir dans le monde vous effraie, pourquoi ne pas regarder ces images évocatrices et vous laisser transporter dans des contrées lointaines.
Male Leach's sea star (Leiaster leachi) broadcast spawning, releasing streams of sperm from its arms. Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan. Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2022 -  Underwater cate...
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Tony Wu / Male Leach's sea star (Leiaster leachi) broadcast spawning, releasing streams of sperm from its arms. Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan. Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2022 - Underwater cate...
Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) flock in flight at dawn, Barycz Valley Landscape Park, Poland. Emotion'Ailes Photography Competition 2021 Category Winner - Artistic.
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Mateusz Piesiak / Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) flock in flight at dawn, Barycz Valley Landscape Park, Poland. Emotion'Ailes Photography Competition 2021 Category Winner - Artistic.
Mountain hare (Lepus timidus), males boxing at night in spring, Trondelag, Norway.~Fotonoja Photography Competition 2021, Winner of Mammals category.
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Pal Hermansen / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus), males boxing at night in spring, Trondelag, Norway.~Fotonoja Photography Competition 2021, Winner of Mammals category.
Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) fighting in snow at night, Vauldalen, Norway, April.
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Erlend Haarberg / Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) fighting in snow at night, Vauldalen, Norway, April.
Bramblings (Fringilla montifringilla) feeding on sunflower seeds in a field that could not be cut due to high water levels, Lower Silesia, Poland. Emotion'Ailes Photography Competition 2021, Categ...
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Mateusz Piesiak / Bramblings (Fringilla montifringilla) feeding on sunflower seeds in a field that could not be cut due to high water levels, Lower Silesia, Poland. Emotion'Ailes Photography Competition 2021, Categ...
Ghost glass frog (Centrolenella ilex) sitting on moss-covered branch in rainforest, Costa Rica, Central America.
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Guy Edwardes / Ghost glass frog (Centrolenella ilex) sitting on moss-covered branch in rainforest, Costa Rica, Central America.
Great white egret (Ardea alba) diving to catch fish in shallow pond, Valkenhorst Nature Reserve, The Netherlands, August.
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David Pattyn / Great white egret (Ardea alba) diving to catch fish in shallow pond, Valkenhorst Nature Reserve, The Netherlands, August.
Aerial view of mixed deciduous woodland and conifer plantation in autumn, Thetford Forest, Norfolk, UK. November, 2020.
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David Tipling / Aerial view of mixed deciduous woodland and conifer plantation in autumn, Thetford Forest, Norfolk, UK. November, 2020.
Red knot (Calidris canutus) roosting flock and a lone Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus), in autumn at Snettisham RSPB Reserve, The Wash, Norfolk, UK. September.
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David Tipling / Red knot (Calidris canutus) roosting flock and a lone Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus), in autumn at Snettisham RSPB Reserve, The Wash, Norfolk, UK. September.
Drift ice on the shore of IJsselmeer, Stavoren, the Netherlands, February.
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Theo Bosboom / Drift ice on the shore of IJsselmeer, Stavoren, the Netherlands, February.
Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking among rock boulders partially covered in snow on a mountain top. Central Apennines, Abruzzo, Italy. February.
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Bruno D'Amicis / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking among rock boulders partially covered in snow on a mountain top. Central Apennines, Abruzzo, Italy. February.
Large gathering of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) comprising hundreds, perhaps thousands of individual whales that spanned horizon to horizon for nearly three days. This was likely a meeting of...
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Tony Wu / Large gathering of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) comprising hundreds, perhaps thousands of individual whales that spanned horizon to horizon for nearly three days. This was likely a meeting of...
Wide angle macro photo of an algae octopus (Abdopus aculeatus) as it reaches out and investigates the camera. Dauin, Dauin Marine Protected Area, Dumaguete, Negros, Philippines. Bohol Sea, tropical we...
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Alex Mustard / Wide angle macro photo of an algae octopus (Abdopus aculeatus) as it reaches out and investigates the camera. Dauin, Dauin Marine Protected Area, Dumaguete, Negros, Philippines. Bohol Sea, tropical we...
Grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) in frosty garden, Wales, UK January.
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Andy Rouse / Grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) in frosty garden, Wales, UK January.
Male Korean seahorse (Hippocampus haema) giving birth. Some of the babies are still curled up inside their egg membranes. Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.
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Tony Wu / Male Korean seahorse (Hippocampus haema) giving birth. Some of the babies are still curled up inside their egg membranes. Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.
Eurasian wolf (Canis lupus lupus) pack in snow, forest in  Bialowieza National Park. Poland. January 2019. Received Honour award at the Mont Photo 2020 Competition.
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Mateusz Piesiak / Eurasian wolf (Canis lupus lupus) pack in snow, forest in Bialowieza National Park. Poland. January 2019. Received Honour award at the Mont Photo 2020 Competition.
Slow motion shot of Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) diving for and flying off with fish, Rothiemurchus, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, July.
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Neil Aldridge / Slow motion shot of Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) diving for and flying off with fish, Rothiemurchus, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, July.
Honey bee (Apis mellifera) worker bees cleaning the wall around the entrance of the nest cavity, view of the cavity / Germany
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Ingo Arndt / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) worker bees cleaning the wall around the entrance of the nest cavity, view of the cavity / Germany
Honey bee (Apis mellifera), in fllight, Germany
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Ingo Arndt / Honey bee (Apis mellifera), in fllight, Germany
Honey bees (Apis mellifera), in flight, Germany
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Ingo Arndt / Honey bees (Apis mellifera), in flight, Germany
Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) hive in Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) nest, Germany
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Ingo Arndt / Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) hive in Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) nest, Germany
Honey bee (Apis mellifera) worker setting a scent track for other bees to find the way to their new beehive inside a tree hole cavity, Germany.
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Ingo Arndt / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) worker setting a scent track for other bees to find the way to their new beehive inside a tree hole cavity, Germany.
Pair of Marbled white butterflies (Melanargia galathea) on Pyramidal Orchid (Anacamptis pyramidalis) at sunrise, Dorset, England, UK. July.
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Guy Edwardes / Pair of Marbled white butterflies (Melanargia galathea) on Pyramidal Orchid (Anacamptis pyramidalis) at sunrise, Dorset, England, UK. July.
Clustered bonnet fungi (Mycena inclinata) growing in moss, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK. Focus stacked image. October.
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Guy Edwardes / Clustered bonnet fungi (Mycena inclinata) growing in moss, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK. Focus stacked image. October.
Firefly (Lamprohiza splendidula) light trails of males in forest at dusk, Bavaria, Germany. July.
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Konrad Wothe / Firefly (Lamprohiza splendidula) light trails of males in forest at dusk, Bavaria, Germany. July.
Banded demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) male silhouetted on a fern, Lower Tamar Lakes, Cornwall, UK. July.
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Ross Hoddinott / Banded demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) male silhouetted on a fern, Lower Tamar Lakes, Cornwall, UK. July.
Wild Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops adunctus) swimming with a golden retriever dog (Canis lupus familiaris). Gubal Island, Egypt, Red Sea, Indian Ocean.
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Alex Mustard / Wild Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops adunctus) swimming with a golden retriever dog (Canis lupus familiaris). Gubal Island, Egypt, Red Sea, Indian Ocean.
Tourists watching eruption of Fagradalsfjall Volcano, Iceland, Europe. May 2021.
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Tourists watching eruption of Fagradalsfjall Volcano, Iceland, Europe. May 2021.
Volcanic eruption, Cumbre Vieja Volcano, La Palma, Canary Islands. September 2021
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Eduardo Blanco / Volcanic eruption, Cumbre Vieja Volcano, La Palma, Canary Islands. September 2021
Close up lava from volcanic eruption, Cumbre Vieja Volcano, La Palma, Canary Islands. September 2021
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Eduardo Blanco / Close up lava from volcanic eruption, Cumbre Vieja Volcano, La Palma, Canary Islands. September 2021
A female kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) fishing, diving into an ice hole in winter. Leeds, Yorkshire, UK. January. Sequence.
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Oliver Wright / A female kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) fishing, diving into an ice hole in winter. Leeds, Yorkshire, UK. January. Sequence.
A female kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) fishing through an ice hole in winter. Leeds, Yorkshire, UK. January. Sequence.
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Oliver Wright / A female kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) fishing through an ice hole in winter. Leeds, Yorkshire, UK. January. Sequence.
Black-headed gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) diving into sea, hunting shellfish, Baltic Sea, Poland. Vogelwarte Photo Competition 2021, Finalist.
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Mateusz Piesiak / Black-headed gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) diving into sea, hunting shellfish, Baltic Sea, Poland. Vogelwarte Photo Competition 2021, Finalist.
Male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) at lek, with breath condensing in cold air. Kuusamo, Finland, April.
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Markus Varesvuo / Male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) at lek, with breath condensing in cold air. Kuusamo, Finland, April.
Two male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) fighting at lek. Utajarvi, Finland, April.
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Markus Varesvuo / Two male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) fighting at lek. Utajarvi, Finland, April.
Female Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking along tree trunk in heavy fog at night. Light source behind the subject creates dramatic volumetric lighting. Vertes Mountains, Hungary.
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Milan Radisics / Female Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking along tree trunk in heavy fog at night. Light source behind the subject creates dramatic volumetric lighting. Vertes Mountains, Hungary.
Slime mould (Comatricha lurida) 2mm tall sporangia growing along the edge of a rotting beech leaf, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, March - Focus stacked.
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Andy Sands / Slime mould (Comatricha lurida) 2mm tall sporangia growing along the edge of a rotting beech leaf, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, March - Focus stacked.
Slime mould (Lamproderma scintillans) super close up of 1mm tall sporangia, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, March Focus Stacked.
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Andy Sands / Slime mould (Lamproderma scintillans) super close up of 1mm tall sporangia, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, March Focus Stacked.
Greater Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) male displaying on lek. Fort Pierre National Grassland, South Dakota, USA. When displaying, the males erect earlike plumes on the head and blow up bright o...
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Gerrit Vyn / Greater Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) male displaying on lek. Fort Pierre National Grassland, South Dakota, USA. When displaying, the males erect earlike plumes on the head and blow up bright o...
Compass jellyfish (Chrysaora hysoscella) with sunburst close to the surface, Cornwall, UK,.English Channel.
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Alex Mustard / Compass jellyfish (Chrysaora hysoscella) with sunburst close to the surface, Cornwall, UK,.English Channel.
Bioluminescent fungi (possibly Omphalotus nidiformis / Pleurotus nidiformis) glowing on tree trunk in rainforest at night, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. Highly commended in the Plants an...
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Juergen Freund / Bioluminescent fungi (possibly Omphalotus nidiformis / Pleurotus nidiformis) glowing on tree trunk in rainforest at night, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. Highly commended in the Plants an...
Leather corals (Sarcophyton sp.) fluoresce at night under blue light on a coral reef. Laamu Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean.
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Alex Mustard / Leather corals (Sarcophyton sp.) fluoresce at night under blue light on a coral reef. Laamu Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean.
Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking among rock boulders partially covered in snow on a mountain top. Central Apennines, Abruzzo, Italy. February.
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Bruno D'Amicis / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking among rock boulders partially covered in snow on a mountain top. Central Apennines, Abruzzo, Italy. February.
Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus) in morning light, UK. June.
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Andy Rouse / Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus) in morning light, UK. June.
Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) singing during the morning at St Aidens RSPB reserve near Leeds, UK. April.
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Oliver Wright / Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) singing during the morning at St Aidens RSPB reserve near Leeds, UK. April.
Mimika bobtail squid (Euprymna morsei), threat display,  Hokkaido, Japan, Pacific Ocean.
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Tony Wu / Mimika bobtail squid (Euprymna morsei), threat display, Hokkaido, Japan, Pacific Ocean.
Close-up detail of the eye of a Red Irish lord fish (Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus) showing distinctive corneal chromatophores (pigment-containing structures). Browning Pass, Vancouver Island, British C...
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Shane Gross / Close-up detail of the eye of a Red Irish lord fish (Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus) showing distinctive corneal chromatophores (pigment-containing structures). Browning Pass, Vancouver Island, British C...
Dippers (Cinclus cinclus) on partially frozen river, Viken,Norway. Highly Commended in Birds Category of GDT photo competition 2021.
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Pal Hermansen / Dippers (Cinclus cinclus) on partially frozen river, Viken,Norway. Highly Commended in Birds Category of GDT photo competition 2021.
Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus) buck in morning light, UK. May.
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Andy Rouse / Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus) buck in morning light, UK. May.
Young and adult Shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) gathered on rocks in the sea. Treshnish Isles, Southern Hebrides, Scotland, UK. Sea of Hebrides, North East Atlantic Ocean.
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Alex Mustard / Young and adult Shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) gathered on rocks in the sea. Treshnish Isles, Southern Hebrides, Scotland, UK. Sea of Hebrides, North East Atlantic Ocean.
Marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) and Sally-lightfoot crabs (Grapsus grapsus) on rocks at high-tide with sea spray, Galapagos Islands, South America.
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Tui De Roy / Marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) and Sally-lightfoot crabs (Grapsus grapsus) on rocks at high-tide with sea spray, Galapagos Islands, South America.
Mute swan (Cygnus olor) in early morning light. Valkenhorst nature reserve, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands. May.
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David Pattyn / Mute swan (Cygnus olor) in early morning light. Valkenhorst nature reserve, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands. May.
Barn owl (Tyto alba) flying at night over track between trees, Pwllheli, Wales, UK. April. Runner-up in Nature and Wildlife category of Monivisions Photography Awards 2021.
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Graham Eaton / Barn owl (Tyto alba) flying at night over track between trees, Pwllheli, Wales, UK. April. Runner-up in Nature and Wildlife category of Monivisions Photography Awards 2021.
Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) flying in snow, Mainua, Kajaani, Finland. March. Finalist in the Swiss Vogelwarte photo competition 2021.
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Markus Varesvuo / Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) flying in snow, Mainua, Kajaani, Finland. March. Finalist in the Swiss Vogelwarte photo competition 2021.
Snow covered trees in the Sotos del Alfaro Natural Reserve, Alfaro, La Rioja province, Spain. January.
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Eduardo Blanco / Snow covered trees in the Sotos del Alfaro Natural Reserve, Alfaro, La Rioja province, Spain. January.
Water droplets on leaf creating a natural pattern, Tresco Tropical Garden, Tresco, Isle of Scilly, Cornwall, UK. June.
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Ross Hoddinott / Water droplets on leaf creating a natural pattern, Tresco Tropical Garden, Tresco, Isle of Scilly, Cornwall, UK. June.
Abstract image of ice on a car window, Netherlands.
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Edwin Giesbers / Abstract image of ice on a car window, Netherlands.
Japanese dwarf flying squirrel (Pteromys volans orii) gliding through snowy forest, Hokkaido, Japan.
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Tony Wu / Japanese dwarf flying squirrel (Pteromys volans orii) gliding through snowy forest, Hokkaido, Japan.
Mexican Fiddler Crab (Leptuca crenulata) male displaying, Morua Estuary, near Rocky Point, Gulf of California, Mexico, June.
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Claudio Contreras / Mexican Fiddler Crab (Leptuca crenulata) male displaying, Morua Estuary, near Rocky Point, Gulf of California, Mexico, June.
Forced perspective photo of a horse appearing to stand on a dog's back, UK.
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Mark Taylor / Forced perspective photo of a horse appearing to stand on a dog's back, UK.
Incoming tide at Dal Beag beach, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK. July.
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Guy Edwardes / Incoming tide at Dal Beag beach, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK. July.
Golden-tailed sapphire (Chrysuronia oenone) in flight. Pilcopata, Cuzco, Peru. May.
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Maxime Aliaga / Golden-tailed sapphire (Chrysuronia oenone) in flight. Pilcopata, Cuzco, Peru. May.
African lion (Panthera leo) female silhouetted, yawning at dawn, Masai Mara, Kenya, Africa.
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Andy Rouse / African lion (Panthera leo) female silhouetted, yawning at dawn, Masai Mara, Kenya, Africa.
Common Stump bristlestem fungi (Psathyrella piluliformis) large cluster fruiting on fallen Beech trunk, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK. Focus stacked image. October.
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Guy Edwardes / Common Stump bristlestem fungi (Psathyrella piluliformis) large cluster fruiting on fallen Beech trunk, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK. Focus stacked image. October.
Ironwood Forest National Monument, Arizona. Sunset light with whispy clouds over Ragged Top Mountain in the Silverbell range.
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Jack Dykinga / Ironwood Forest National Monument, Arizona. Sunset light with whispy clouds over Ragged Top Mountain in the Silverbell range.
Field of poppies (Papaver rhoeas) and Cornflowers (Centaurea cyanus), Mollenstorf, Mecklenburg-Western-Pommerania, Germany. June.
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Sandra Bartocha / Field of poppies (Papaver rhoeas) and Cornflowers (Centaurea cyanus), Mollenstorf, Mecklenburg-Western-Pommerania, Germany. June.
Crossbills (Loxia curvirostra) pair in tree, silhouetted against a rainbow. The male is on the right. Sheffield, UK. May.
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Paul Hobson / Crossbills (Loxia curvirostra) pair in tree, silhouetted against a rainbow. The male is on the right. Sheffield, UK. May.
Great tit (Parus major) in flight at sunset, Norfolk, UK. January.
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David Tipling / Great tit (Parus major) in flight at sunset, Norfolk, UK. January.
Mute swans (Cygnus olor) in early morning light. Valkenhorst nature reserve, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands. May.
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David Pattyn / Mute swans (Cygnus olor) in early morning light. Valkenhorst nature reserve, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands. May.
Emerald damselfy (Lestes sponsa) at Ledstone pond near Leeds, UK. September. Focus stacked
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Oliver Wright / Emerald damselfy (Lestes sponsa) at Ledstone pond near Leeds, UK. September. Focus stacked
A rescued grey-headed Flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus), aged ten weeks, swaddled in a 'mumma roll' and held by his carer, Bianca Keating. South Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia. Model Released...
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Doug Gimesy / A rescued grey-headed Flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus), aged ten weeks, swaddled in a 'mumma roll' and held by his carer, Bianca Keating. South Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia. Model Released...
Drowned Australasian Gannet (Morus serrator) found entangled in a Bureau of Meteorology radiosonde (i.e. weather balloon). Brighton Beach, Victoria, Australia. Editorial use only.
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Doug Gimesy / Drowned Australasian Gannet (Morus serrator) found entangled in a Bureau of Meteorology radiosonde (i.e. weather balloon). Brighton Beach, Victoria, Australia. Editorial use only.
Black stork (Ciconia nigra) and Grey heron (Ardea cinerea) Pusztaszer reserve, Hungary
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Staffan Widstrand / Black stork (Ciconia nigra) and Grey heron (Ardea cinerea) Pusztaszer reserve, Hungary
Plant encased in ice after a storm. Lake Tornetrsk, North Sweden. October. Waves from a lake have splashed onto the shore, causing ice to build up on the plants and the trees.
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Oliver Wright / Plant encased in ice after a storm. Lake Tornetrsk, North Sweden. October. Waves from a lake have splashed onto the shore, causing ice to build up on the plants and the trees.
Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) looking out to sea, Grimsey Island, Iceland. June
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) looking out to sea, Grimsey Island, Iceland. June
Honeycomb moray eel (Gymnothorax favagineus) surrounded by male and female Dancing shrimp (Rhynchocinetes uritai),  Indonesia.
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David Fleetham / Honeycomb moray eel (Gymnothorax favagineus) surrounded by male and female Dancing shrimp (Rhynchocinetes uritai), Indonesia.
17 year Periodical cicada (Magicicada septendecim) teneral adult Brood X cicada, molting, Maryland, USA, June 2021
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John Cancalosi / 17 year Periodical cicada (Magicicada septendecim) teneral adult Brood X cicada, molting, Maryland, USA, June 2021
17 year Periodical cicada (Magicicada septendecim) teneral adult Brood X cicada, molting, Maryland, USA, June 2021
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John Cancalosi / 17 year Periodical cicada (Magicicada septendecim) teneral adult Brood X cicada, molting, Maryland, USA, June 2021
Common frog (Rana temporaria) submerged in water showing its reflection, Leicestershire, UK, February.
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Danny Green / Common frog (Rana temporaria) submerged in water showing its reflection, Leicestershire, UK, February.
Common toads (Bufo bufo) mating and strings of toadspawn in a small stream in Luni (Viterbo), Central Italy. April.
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Emanuele Biggi / Common toads (Bufo bufo) mating and strings of toadspawn in a small stream in Luni (Viterbo), Central Italy. April.
Black-headed gull (chroicocephalus ridibundus) diving into water, hunting fish / shellfish at sunrise. Baltic Sea, Poland. Sequence 1 of 2
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Mateusz Piesiak / Black-headed gull (chroicocephalus ridibundus) diving into water, hunting fish / shellfish at sunrise. Baltic Sea, Poland. Sequence 1 of 2
Black-headed gull (chroicocephalus ridibundus) diving into water, hunting fish / shellfish at sunrise. Baltic Sea, Poland. Sequence 2 of 2
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Mateusz Piesiak / Black-headed gull (chroicocephalus ridibundus) diving into water, hunting fish / shellfish at sunrise. Baltic Sea, Poland. Sequence 2 of 2
Juvenile Merlin (Falco columbarius) streamlined in flight, gliding with wings tucked in. Parainen, Uto, Finland. September.
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Markus Varesvuo / Juvenile Merlin (Falco columbarius) streamlined in flight, gliding with wings tucked in. Parainen, Uto, Finland. September.
RF - Beech trees (Fagus sylvatica) and english bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta). Late evening light and double exposure to create soft, dreamy effect. West Woods, nr Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK. M...
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Ross Hoddinott / RF - Beech trees (Fagus sylvatica) and english bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta). Late evening light and double exposure to create soft, dreamy effect. West Woods, nr Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK. M...
European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in snowy garden, Wales, UK, January.
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Andy Rouse / European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in snowy garden, Wales, UK, January.
Close up of individual snow flake on garden table, Hertfordshire, England, UK, February - Focus Stacked
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Andy Sands / Close up of individual snow flake on garden table, Hertfordshire, England, UK, February - Focus Stacked
Beech woodland in hoar frost, Cranborne Chase, Dorset, England, UK. January
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Guy Edwardes / Beech woodland in hoar frost, Cranborne Chase, Dorset, England, UK. January
African leopard (Panthera pardus) female in monochrome, Masai Mara, Kenya, Africa.
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Andy Rouse / African leopard (Panthera pardus) female in monochrome, Masai Mara, Kenya, Africa.
Clustered bonnet fungi (Mycena inclinata), New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK. October.
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Guy Edwardes / Clustered bonnet fungi (Mycena inclinata), New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK. October.
Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) against sunlit sea, Grimsey Island, Iceland. June
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) against sunlit sea, Grimsey Island, Iceland. June
Common blue butterfly (Polyommatus icarus) resting on grasses, backlit in late evening light, Vealand Farm, Devon, UK. June.
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Ross Hoddinott / Common blue butterfly (Polyommatus icarus) resting on grasses, backlit in late evening light, Vealand Farm, Devon, UK. June.
Crested tit (Lophophanes cristatus), Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Southern Spain. September.
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Andres M. Dominguez / Crested tit (Lophophanes cristatus), Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Southern Spain. September.
Male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) displaying at lek. Kuusamo, Finland, April.
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Markus Varesvuo / Male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) displaying at lek. Kuusamo, Finland, April.
Two male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) fighting at lek. Utajarvi, Finland, April.
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Markus Varesvuo / Two male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) fighting at lek. Utajarvi, Finland, April.
Long exposure of the River Ure at Aysgarth, with swirling foam. Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England, UK. June.
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Guy Edwardes / Long exposure of the River Ure at Aysgarth, with swirling foam. Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England, UK. June.
Willow Tit (Parus montanus) in snow, Mainua, Kajaani, Finland, March.
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Markus Varesvuo / Willow Tit (Parus montanus) in snow, Mainua, Kajaani, Finland, March.