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Photos by John Hunt at mapperou.com
ii Swan landing (Alex Hunt)
2 Green-throated Carib, Barbados
10 Twelve bird montage
14 Guillemot in the Farne Islands,
16 Swimming penguin, Woburn Safari Park
18 Young gannet, Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire
19 Herring gull, Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire
20 Gannet up-stroke, Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire
21 Swan taking off, Milton Keynes (Alex Hunt)
42 Swallow nest, Lindisfarne Island, Yorkshire
43 Duck family, Christchurch, New Zealand
43 Puffins, Farne Islands, Northumberland
44 Peacock feather detail, Brownsea Island
48 Kittiwake family, Farne Islands
49 Mass flocking, New Zealand
53 Young Spanish sparrows, Lanzarote
53 Pair of swallows, Majorca
54 Oyster catchers, South Australia
58 Emus, near Cairns, Australia
74 Peacock, Brownsea Island, Dorset
74 Fledgling chaffinch, Yorkshire
82 Pair of young crows, Farne Islands
87 Fairy wren, Western Australia
91 Xmas robin, Cornwall
91 Hope Peace card, Milton Keynes
92 Troupial oriole, Aruba, Caribbean
97 Pelicans, Caribbean
97 Sunset, Caribbean
106 Greenfinch on feeder, Milton Keynes
106 Robin, Western Australia
107 Macaw parrot, Woburn Safari Park
108 Seagull attack, Sydney, Australia
109 King pigeon, North Island, New Zealand