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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - People's Choice

Rainbow wings by Victor Tyakht, Russia

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Photo of the Week Butterfly wing scales – Butterfly wing scales. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of scales from the topside of a wing of an aega morpho (Morpho aega) butterfly.

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A wonderful picture of snowy owls. Source unknown

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The azure-winged magpie is a bird in the crow family. It is 31–35 cm long and similar in overall shape to the Eurasian magpie but is more slender with proportionately smaller legs and bill. It belongs to the genus Cyanopica. It has a glossy black top to the head and a white throat. The underparts and the back are a light grey-fawn in colour with the wings and the feathers of the long (16–20 cm) tail are an azure blue. It inhabits various types of coniferous (mainly pine) and broadleaf…

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Black and blue - A Coal tit and Blue tit share the same perch

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Everything is so in sync @yalitzamonne__ giving us a perfect Holiday ready eye look with the individual eye shadow  in Toasted Hazelnut and gel liner in Slate for the perfect black wings #MorpheBabe

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