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Nature Instants (selection)

Standing in the air. See Black-chinned Hummingbird.
What a big sight!..the smallest bird on Earth.
A truly Mountain-gem.
Always superb, see the  magnificent Hummingbird.
Sometimes light hits plumages turning them into constellations. See Crowned Woodnymph.
All hummingbirds are special , especially when light helps, as in this Green Violet-ear
Not only hummingbirds are spectacular, but also highly territorials, as demostrates the White-necked Jacobin.
One of the few mysteries left easily in African forests is the life of the Mantled guereza.
Cities and towns would be much grayer without the flights of the common swifts.
Mating Speckled Pigeons.
Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus scotica emerging from a sea of heather. See also Red/ Willow Grouse.
Each day, at 16'15h Mikado Pheasant emerges from the forest to a clearing.
With their white masks to the sides of the eyes, the languid and nostalgic look confer a mysterious character to the endangered forests of Southeast Asia. See more of Dusky leaf monkey.
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis. Mating. See also here.
Even in some large cities is possible to observe the daily drama of the survival of wildlife.. See more of Socotra Cormorant Phalacrocorax nigrogularis
The snowy owl is one of those living symbols of the rigor of the Arctic. See more photos in this bird of the Netherlands, or look how birders look for this white jewel in Ile de Re, France
Mirrors. Water reflections create images that last a moment, but only on. See more photos of Black-necked Grebe.
Not only courtship of Great Crested Grebe is spectacular, but sometimes see adults with chicks.
From ancient Persia and throughout Africa, no other animal has manifested itself as is the solar symbol. More photos
Always spectacular, brief breeding plumage of Ruff, decorates display. See more pictures of breeding males, juvenile, and winters birds.
According to Norman Elkins wrote in his "Birds and weather behavior", sights of rarities are one of the least important regarding the biology of birds, but is one of the aspects that most interest make in birders, is it the novelty factor: See more photos of Blue-cheeked Bee-eater.
Almost mythical, Prince Ruspoli's Turaco Tauraco ruspolii is a endemic species of upper course of the river Genale in Ethiopia. This is perhaps the most sought after bird in the country for birdwatchers. See more photos of Ethiopian Turacos.
Majestic and elegant, gannets fly the waters of the Mediterranean especially in winter. This juvenile is just one of the many plumages that show up to adults.  More photos of Northern Gannet here
Crested Serpent-eagle with a Green Vine Snake in Kithulgala forest reserve, Sri Lanka.See more photos.
Grey Heron, Carries a Viperine snake just captured. 
Flying Swallowtail
Taking off; see more pictures of Eurasian Teal