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Picture of the day
26 January 2023
2014 Kłodzko, most gotycki.jpg
Gothic Bridge in Kłodzko
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Turkey vulture (Cathartes aura) in flight over Cuba

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English : Turkey vulture (Cathartes aura) in flight over Cuba

2

Pack of lions (Panthera leo) devouring an African buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer), Chobe National Park, Botswana

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English : Pack of lions (Panthera leo) devouring an African buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer), Chobe National Park, Botswana

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Ice-covered fence in Hausdülmen, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Ice-covered fence in Hausdülmen, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Khairdeen, also known as Pritam, was the watchman of village Jandali, district Ludhiana, Punjab, India for over 70 years.

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English : Khairdeen, also known as Pritam, was the watchman of village Jandali, district Ludhiana, Punjab, India for over 70 years.

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Adoration of the Magi, painted between 1440 and 1460 by the masters Fra Angelico and Filippo Lippi

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English : Adoration of the Magi, painted between 1440 and 1460 by the masters Fra Angelico and Filippo Lippi

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Winter morning in the Gorgany mountain range, Nadvirna Raion, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine

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English : Winter morning in the Gorgany mountain range, Nadvirna Raion, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine

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Aerial photo of a carousel, Tel Aviv Port promenade, Israel

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English : Aerial photo of a carousel, Tel Aviv Port promenade, Israel

9

Close wing mud-puddling position of the common nawab (Charaxes bharata, C.& R. Felder, 1867)

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English : Close wing mud-puddling position of the common nawab (Charaxes bharata, C.& R. Felder, 1867)

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Delleboersterheide, nature reserve of the It Fryske Gea. Pinus sylvestris.

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English : Delleboersterheide, nature reserve of the It Fryske Gea. Pinus sylvestris.

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Close wing position mud-puddling and peeing activity of male Blue-striped Mime (Papilio slateri, Hewitson,1859)

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English : Close wing position mud-puddling and peeing activity of male Blue-striped Mime (Papilio slateri, Hewitson,1859)

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Zoophilia from the base of Lakshmana Temple in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India

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English : Zoophilia from the base of Lakshmana Temple in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Sucking of fluid from dead fly in close wing posture by jewelled nawab (Charaxes delphis, Doubleday, 1843)

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English : Sucking of fluid from dead fly in close wing posture by jewelled nawab (Charaxes delphis, Doubleday, 1843)

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Lake Baskunchak, Baskunchak nature park: Astrakhan Oblast, Russia. Wooden pillars were used for salt production – a net attached to the pillars was lowered into the very salty (the salinity is about 300 g/l) lake water. After that it was raised and the salt crystallized.

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English : Lake Baskunchak, Baskunchak nature park: Astrakhan Oblast, Russia. Wooden pillars were used for salt production – a net attached to the pillars was lowered into the very salty (the salinity is about 300 g/l) lake water. After that it was raised and the salt crystallized.

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Bernard Lake near Fraser, British Columbia, Canada

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English : Bernard Lake near Fraser, British Columbia, Canada

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Bridge at Kakesbeck Castle in the Bechtrup hamlet in Lüdinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Bridge at Kakesbeck Castle in the Bechtrup hamlet in Lüdinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Solitary birch (Betula) in a beautiful landscape. Location, nature Delleboersterheide - Cats Poele, in the Netherlands.

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English : Solitary birch (Betula) in a beautiful landscape. Location, nature Delleboersterheide - Cats Poele, in the Netherlands.

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First live record of a gynandromorph colour sergeant (Athyma inara, Westwood, 1850) found at Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal, India.

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English : First live record of a gynandromorph colour sergeant (Athyma inara, Westwood, 1850) found at Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal, India.

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A Pacific oyster (Magallana gigas), about 12 cm (4.7 in) long, with two smaller oysters and a barnacle (Chthamalus sp.) attached to it

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English : A Pacific oyster (Magallana gigas), about 12 cm (4.7 in) long, with two smaller oysters and a barnacle (Chthamalus sp.) attached to it

20

An owner of an old book selling store in Kolkata

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English : An owner of an old book selling store in Kolkata

21

Northern dune tiger beetle (Cicindela hybrida). Taken by the Mulde in Eilenburg, Saxony, Germany.

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English : Northern dune tiger beetle (Cicindela hybrida). Taken by the Mulde in Eilenburg, Saxony, Germany.

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Two panels of earthenware tiles painted with polychrome glazes over a white glaze. Iran, first half of the 19th century.

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English : Two panels of earthenware tiles painted with polychrome glazes over a white glaze. Iran, first half of the 19th century.

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Portrait photo of Danish composer Carl Nielsen (1865–1931)

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English : Portrait photo of Danish composer Carl Nielsen (1865–1931)

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View from the organ loft towards the altar of Stanford Memorial Church, Stanford University, California. On January 25, 1903, the church was dedicated in memory of Leland Stanford, former governor of California and founder of the university.

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English : View from the organ loft towards the altar of Stanford Memorial Church, Stanford University, California. On January 25, 1903, the church was dedicated in memory of Leland Stanford, former governor of California and founder of the university.

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Gothic Bridge in Kłodzko

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English : Gothic Bridge in Kłodzko

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Aerial view of Somapura Mahavihara, Bangladesh. It was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.

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English : Aerial view of Somapura Mahavihara, Bangladesh. It was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.

28

Lemon – whole and halved

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English : Lemon – whole and halved

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Black skimmer (Rynchops niger) fishing in the Pantanal, Brazil. Skimmers are the only birds where the lower mandible (jawbone) and bill are longer than the upper. It allows them to use their amazing fishing technique.

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English : Black skimmer (Rynchops niger) fishing in the Pantanal, Brazil. Skimmers are the only birds where the lower mandible (jawbone) and bill are longer than the upper. It allows them to use their amazing fishing technique.

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Church of St. Mary's Nativity in the Suzdal Kremlin, Russia

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English : Church of St. Mary's Nativity in the Suzdal Kremlin, Russia

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Oil tanker «Aegean Harmony» on the Bosporus, and view of Beşiktaş in Istanbul, Turkey

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English : Oil tanker «Aegean Harmony» on the Bosporus, and view of Beşiktaş in Istanbul, Turkey

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