Pied Falconet is a species of bird of prey in the family Falconidae. They’re very small
Morning fog blurs the dead trees of Romania’s Lake Cuejdel, a natural reservoir created by landslides.
Sunlight glances off mineral strata of different colors in Dushanzi Grand Canyon, China.
An adult Caribbean pink flamingo feeds a chick in Yucatán, Mexico. Both parents alternate feeding chicks, at first with a liquid baby food called crop milk, and then with regurgitated food.
A male orangutan peers from behind a tree while crossing a river in Borneo, Indonesia. Rampant palm oil cultivation threatens this critically endangered ape, forcing the normally arboreal species to resort to unusual behavior—such as wading through crocodile-infested rivers—in order to survive.
I have shot Great Cormorants flying off for hundreds of times. However, this was the only moment when I caught the perfect lights and background, when the bird flew in the right direction, close enough to me, making this exciting sight possible.
Wintertime in Transylvania! Yes, you’re right: it’s THAT Transylvania and this is the road that leads you to Sighisoara, the birthplace of Count Dracula!
The three Chinstrap penguins
Went to the very north of Denmark, skagen, at sunrise and found this willing model.
On the morning drive in the forests of pench tiger reserve, i found this little one practising his skills. These skills would help him in growing into adulthood successfully. the backlight made this fraqme more interesting.
A Japanese macaque indulges in some grooming time on the shores of the famous hot springs.
I spotted a moray eel while free-diving off the coast of Maui. I followed the eel from a distance, watching it slither through the reef peering into each dark hole it came across. Finally, the eel found what it was looking for and darted its head into a dark hole and started aggressively attacking. Dark ink shot out and octopus legs begin reaching out of the hole.
Galapagos Marine Iguanas sneeze to expel excess salt water after they feed in the ocean.
The calm before the storm
Free diver swimming over a pod of sleeping sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus, Vulnerable (IUCN). The sperm whale is the largest of the toothed whales. Sperm whales are known to dive as deep as 1,000 meters in search of squid to eat. Image has been shot in Dominica, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean.
Sunset illuminates a lighthouse and rainbow in the Faroe Islands.
The Mountain goats of Colorado USA
That’s a mouthful!
Wild wild nature
Early in the morning, the young male lion came to the dense flower sea, and he felt very satisfied. Swinging his head in the breeze, I took the picture.
Shortly before twilight in Kalapana, Hawai’i, a fragment of the cooled lava tube broke away, leaving the molten rock to fan in a fiery spray for less than half an hour before returning to a steady flow.
When all other bears are asleep for the winter, in a remote part of the yukon, one mother has learned that the river in her territory does not freeze and the fish keep coming into late november. covered in ice as her wet coat freezes in the -25C air temperatures, she raises her family in the most extreme of conditions.
A Portuguese man-of-war nears the beach on a summer morning; thousands of these jellyfish wash up on Australia’s eastern coast every year.
The perfect camouflage
Bear from the water Kamchatka, Russia
Symmetry in nature is amazing