A northern fulmar in flight from above.
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An immature black-crowned night-heron perched on a tree buttress above the Rio Frio River in Cano Negro in Costa Rica in December.
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A great Horned owl in a cottonwood tree at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in southeastern Oregon in autumn.
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An osprey hovers briefly above its nest with grasses in it talons as his matewaits to help with the remodelling. Photographed at Snag Boat Bend National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
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This polar bear was in a never-ending battle with the glaucous gulls at a seal carcass on an ice floe in the arctic region of Svalbard north of Norway in July.
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A violet-headed hummingbird perched on a limb in in the mountains of southern Costa Rica.
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A male Resplendent Quetzal displays on a wild avocado tree limb during breeding season in the mountains of southern Costa Rica.
A male Resplendent Quetzal in a wild avocado tree in the Talamanca Mountains of southern Costa Rica.