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Hundreds of herons come to the city during winter to find food and shelter. (Photo by by Julie Hrudova/The Guardian)

Over the years a large population of grey herons have made an unlikely home in urban Amsterdam. Julie Hrudova documents how the birds integrate into city life. Here: Hundreds of herons come to the city during winter to find food and shelter. (Photo by by Julie Hrudova/The Guardian)
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07 Jun 2017 07:19:00
Stork-billed kingfisher during rain in Bintan, Indonesia. The tree species is sparsely distributed in the tropical Indian subcontinent and south-east Asia, from India to Indonesia. (Photo by Sijori Images/Barcroft Images)

A stork-billed kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis) is seen perched on a tree during monsoon rain on July 25, 2016 in Bintan, Indonesia. The stork-billed kingfisher is a tree species which is widely but sparsely distributed in the tropical Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, from India to Indonesia. This kingfisher is resident throughout its range. It is very large, measuring 35 to 38 cm (14 to 15 in) in length. The adult has a green back, blue wings and tail, and grey head. (Photo by Sijori Images/Barcroft Images)
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27 May 2017 07:47:00
Martin Herrera, 58, who has had a love for roosters since his childhood, and has spent the last 20 years domesticating and training them, walks with his favorite rooster “Paquito” in San Jose, Costa Rica April 27, 2017. (Photo by Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters)

Martin Herrera, 58, who has had a love for roosters since his childhood, and has spent the last 20 years domesticating and training them, walks with his favorite rooster “Paquito” in San Jose, Costa Rica April 27, 2017. (Photo by Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters)
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05 May 2017 07:34:00
Sugar gliders, Candy and Popcorn, enjoy their favourite food, Nectar, at Wild Life Sydney Zoo on February 14, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. The treat made up of honey, high protein baby cereal and egg yolks is the human equivalent to chocolate to the Sugar Gliders. St. Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine began as a celebration of the early Christian Saint Valentinus. From the 18th Century onwards it has steadily transformed into a celebration of romantic love and sentiment in many countries around the world. (Photo by James D. Morgan/Getty Images)

Sugar gliders, Candy and Popcorn, enjoy their favourite food, Nectar, at Wild Life Sydney Zoo on February 14, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. The treat made up of honey, high protein baby cereal and egg yolks is the human equivalent to chocolate to the Sugar Gliders. St. Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine began as a celebration of the early Christian Saint Valentinus. From the 18th Century onwards it has steadily transformed into a celebration of romantic love and sentiment in many countries around the world. (Photo by James D. Morgan/Getty Images)
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19 Feb 2017 00:00:00
A golden eagle grabs a flying drone during a military training exercise at Mont-de-Marsan French Air Force base, Southwestern France, February 10, 2017. (Photo by Regis Duvignau/Reuters)

A golden eagle grabs a flying drone during a military training exercise at Mont-de-Marsan French Air Force base, Southwestern France, February 10, 2017. (Photo by Regis Duvignau/Reuters)
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12 Feb 2017 00:04:00
A crow lands on the eagles head much to the eagles displeasure. (Photo by Greaves B. Henriksen/Caters News Agency)

These pictures show a rather annoying crow irritating an eagle. The crow tirelessly circles the bird of prey and repeatedly lands on his head – much to the crows displeasure. The encounter was spotted by Greaves Henriksen in Tamilnadu, India. The 52-year-old amateur photographer believes the eagle was sitting close to a nest, which the crow was trying to defend. Here: A crow lands on the eagles head much to the eagles displeasure. (Photo by Greaves B. Henriksen/Caters News Agency)
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09 Feb 2017 00:03:00
A rooster bred for its all black appearance walks through the yard of a small backyard farm on February 3, 2017 on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)

A rooster bred for its all black appearance walks through the yard of a small backyard farm on February 3, 2017 on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. The roosters, called Ayam Cemani, are completely black including their bones and meat and are often sold for use in rituals. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
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06 Feb 2017 01:06:00
A cockfight is seen at an event organised to celebrate the Lunar New Year and the year of the Rooster on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand January 29, 2017. (Photo by Jorge Silva/Reuters)

A cockfight is seen at an event organised to celebrate the Lunar New Year and the year of the Rooster on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand January 29, 2017. (Photo by Jorge Silva/Reuters)
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31 Jan 2017 09:55:00