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Picture of the day
14 March 2022
Narcissus 'Ice Follies' 02.jpg
Narcissus 'Ice Follies' blooms with creamy white flowers. The crown is wide and has a wavy edge.
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Panoramic view of Noordhoek, a suburb of Cape Town with a population of ca. 32,000, South Africa.

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English : Panoramic view of Noordhoek, a suburb of Cape Town with a population of ca. 32,000, South Africa.

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Common blackbird (Turdus merula mauretanicus) female.

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English : Common blackbird (Turdus merula mauretanicus) female.

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Female scarlet darter dragonfly (Crocothemis erythraea) in Bulgaria. Today is Liberation Day in Bulgaria, celebrating independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1878.

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English : Female scarlet darter dragonfly (Crocothemis erythraea) in Bulgaria. Today is Liberation Day in Bulgaria, celebrating independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1878.

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View from McQueen Pass towards Lyttelton Harbour, Canterbury, New Zealand

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English : View from McQueen Pass towards Lyttelton Harbour, Canterbury, New Zealand

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Row of trees between fields in the Börnste hamlet, Kirchspiel, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Row of trees between fields in the Börnste hamlet, Kirchspiel, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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A bridge reflected in the Canal du Midi in Villeneuve-lès-Béziers, France

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English : A bridge reflected in the Canal du Midi in Villeneuve-lès-Béziers, France

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Detail of the facade of the Palmsches Haus, an exemplary timber-framed house built in 1610 in Mosbach, Germany.

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English : Detail of the facade of the Palmsches Haus, an exemplary timber-framed house built in 1610 in Mosbach, Germany.

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Afsluitdijk Monument and surroundings. Bollards in the IJsselmeer.

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English : Afsluitdijk Monument and surroundings. Bollards in the IJsselmeer.

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Snakelocks anemone (Anemonia viridis), Arrábida Natural Park, Portugal.

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English : Snakelocks anemone (Anemonia viridis), Arrábida Natural Park, Portugal.

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Rose-ringed parakeet (Psittacula krameri, female)

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English : Rose-ringed parakeet (Psittacula krameri, female)

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The modern skyline of Vilnius, Lithuania, as viewed at dusk from Gediminas' Tower looking north-west. Re-Establishment of Lithuania is celebrated on this day.

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English : The modern skyline of Vilnius, Lithuania, as viewed at dusk from Gediminas' Tower looking north-west. Re-Establishment of Lithuania is celebrated on this day.

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A green heron (Butorides virescens) hunting for prey in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA

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English : A green heron (Butorides virescens) hunting for prey in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Stone bridge in Bardo, Poland

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English : Stone bridge in Bardo, Poland

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Narcissus 'Ice Follies' blooms with creamy white flowers. The crown is wide and has a wavy edge.

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English : Narcissus 'Ice Follies' blooms with creamy white flowers. The crown is wide and has a wavy edge.

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Baby African bush elephants (Loxodonta africana), Kruger National Park, South Africa.

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English : Baby African bush elephants (Loxodonta africana), Kruger National Park, South Africa.

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Piana, Southern Corsica, France : the Calanques of Piana.

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English : Piana, Southern Corsica, France : the Calanques of Piana.

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Margherita Lambertini, first aid surgeon of the San Salvatore Hospital in Pesaro, Italy, at the end of her shift during the COVID-19 pandemic. 19 March 2020.

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English : Margherita Lambertini, first aid surgeon of the San Salvatore Hospital in Pesaro, Italy, at the end of her shift during the COVID-19 pandemic. 19 March 2020.

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Icy farm road and stream with trees near Merfeld in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Icy farm road and stream with trees near Merfeld in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Cuckooflower or Lady's smock (Cardamine pratensis). Taken in Waldpark in Mannheim-Neckarau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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English : Cuckooflower or Lady's smock (Cardamine pratensis). Taken in Waldpark in Mannheim-Neckarau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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Historic centre of Kłodzko.

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English : Historic centre of Kłodzko.

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Abandoned train at Janakpur station.

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English : Abandoned train at Janakpur station.

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Quanhua Temple, located in the Lion's Head Mountain Scenic Area, Taiwan.

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English : Quanhua Temple, located in the Lion's Head Mountain Scenic Area, Taiwan.

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A mother sperm whale and her calf off the coast of Mauritius. The calf has remoras attached to its body.

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English : A mother sperm whale and her calf off the coast of Mauritius. The calf has remoras attached to its body.

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Four ladies wearing a yukata, in front of the North Gate (Kita So-Mon) of Kiyomizu-dera temple, Kyoto, Japan.

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English : Four ladies wearing a yukata, in front of the North Gate (Kita So-Mon) of Kiyomizu-dera temple, Kyoto, Japan.

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Mount Otkliknoy Greben in the Taganay range, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia

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English : Mount Otkliknoy Greben in the Taganay range, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia

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An absolutely stunning and monumental double hemisphere wall map of the world by Samuel Dunn dating to 1794.

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English : An absolutely stunning and monumental double hemisphere wall map of the world by Samuel Dunn dating to 1794.

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A brown thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) foraging in the snow in a Shakespeare garden in Manhattan, New York, USA. Brown thrashers are in the same family as catbirds and mockingbirds and are known for having over 1000 song types.

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English : A brown thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) foraging in the snow in a Shakespeare garden in Manhattan, New York, USA. Brown thrashers are in the same family as catbirds and mockingbirds and are known for having over 1000 song types.

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Blackberries (Rubus fruticosus)

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English : Blackberries (Rubus fruticosus)

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Five different commercial buns from Vienna. Top: normal bread, organic wholemeal bread from the Gradwohl bakery; below: pumpkinseed bread, from the Mann bakery: bread machine, double buns

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English : Five different commercial buns from Vienna. Top: normal bread, organic wholemeal bread from the Gradwohl bakery; below: pumpkinseed bread, from the Mann bakery: bread machine, double buns

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