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Pictures of the day: 6 December 2010

Thousands of starlings surround a lone bird of prey which had swooped down to pick off a straggler. "Starlings have a very particular way of defending themselves from their predators like falcons and harriers. They form a large tightly packed flock and mob their enemy, scaring it off, frequently expanding and contracting and changing shape."

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Pictures of the day: 28 February 2012

An aurora shaped like an eagle or a phoenix is photographed in the above Grotfjord, close to Tromso, Norway. The image was taken by Arctic photographer Bjorn Jorgensen.

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from Mail Online

A jaw-dropping moment (at least it was for the fish)

Aw, careful, those claws are a bit sharp! Just minding my own business and along comes this bird and snatches me out of my happy place! OSPREY catching a fish. Check out the Dyfi Osprey Project in West Wales on google and/or YouTube. jp

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I like this picture because it fills the page and matches the theme of close up

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from io9

The Year's Most Thrilling (and Heartbreaking) Wildlife Photos

The Year's Most Thrilling (and Heartbreaking) Wildlife Photoshttp://www.pinterest.com/vipinjoc/wildlife-tourisms-save-wildlife

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Eagle Owl - Just started a board called "Raptor Love" I will be starting to pin all raptor pictures (owls, hawks, eagles etc) on that board very soon. Just wanted to give you all a heads up :) Please follow! I don't want you to miss out on the raptors :)

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Marching burrowing owl

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from The Telegraph

Environment

White-tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) being attacked by a Common Gull (Larus canus) in flight, Norway

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The new Hubble photo of the pillars of creation is sharper than the original, and also has...

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