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Lesser Goldfinch Reflected in Water

In Images by Matt Shetzer

The lesser goldfinch is one of America’s smallest songbirds. It lives in open countryside with plenty of hiding spots, and enjoys being near water. Stock Image #20180215-15591270 Lesser Goldfinch Reflected in Water was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Lava Lizard and Marine Iguana

In Images by Matt Shetzer

If you’ve ever raised a child, this photo of a lava lizard and a marine iguana in the Galapagos Islands might be something you can relate to. Stock Image #20200225-14295935 Lava Lizard and Marine Iguana was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Lava Rocks on Galapagos Beach

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A beach scene at Punta Cormorant in the Galapagos Islands, with cooled lava rocks in the foreground. Stock Image #20200229-07290013 Lava Rocks on Galapagos Beach was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Lava Cactus on Volcanic Rock

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Lava cacti are often the first plants to appear on cooled lava flows. By setting root in the inhospitable rock, the lava cacti clear the way for other plants and animals to move in. Stock Image #20200225-15480278 Lava Cactus on Volcanic Rock was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Lava Heron in the Galapagos Islands

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Photo of a lava heron, also called the Galapagos heron. Its speckled plumage lets it blend in perfectly with tidal lava rocks to avoid predators. Stock Image #20200226-14435339 Lava Heron in the Galapagos Islands was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Lava Cactus in the Galapagos Islands

In Images by Matt Shetzer

The squat lava cactus grows on the broad fields of cooled lava found in the Galapagos Islands. It rarely grows more than two feet tall. Stock Image #20200225-15515516 Lava Cactus in the Galapagos Islands was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Large Colony of Marine Iguanas

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Marine iguanas get along well with others, but compared to birds and mammals who live in similarly large groups, they’re not as expressive of their friendship. You’re more likely to see them lying around having a nap than grooming each other. Stock Image #20200225-15142015 Large Colony of Marine Iguanas was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Juvenile Northern Crested Caracara

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A juvenile Northern crested caracara comes in for a landing in South Texas. Stock Image #20190307-08490732 Juvenile Northern Crested Caracara was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Infrared Photo of Reyniskyrka Church in Iceland

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Reyniskyrka Church, near Dyrholaey, is one of the best photography spots on the unbeaten path outside of Iceland’s Golden Circle. Stock Image #20190902-212141 Infrared Photo of Reyniskyrka Church in Iceland was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Infrared Wedding Photo with Airplane Wreckage

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A striking tableau in Iceland: a bride stands before the husk of a crashed plane. This could make the perfect cover for a book or album. Stock Image #20180910-04193608 Infrared Wedding Photo with Airplane Wreckage was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Infrared Nameless Iceland Mountain

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Many of Iceland’s landforms have no names. This striking mountain, pictured with black and white infrared photography, is one example. Stock Image #20190903-190915 Infrared Nameless Iceland Mountain was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Infrared Photo of Hof Church in Iceland

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A black and white infrared photo shows the fascinating landscape around Iceland’s Hof Church. This church, which still has an active congregation, is built below ground with a sod roof to conserve heat. Stock Image #20180911-004020 Infrared Photo of Hof Church in Iceland was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Infrared Photo of Dyrholaey Church in Iceland

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Infrared photography was used to give this photo an ethereal nature, which suits Iceland perfectly. Stock Image #20190902-211848 Infrared Photo of Dyrholaey Church in Iceland was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Image of Marine Iguanas in a Pile

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Outside of mating seasons, Galapagos marine iguanas are very friendly with one another. A single colony can host up to 1,000 individuals. Stock Image #20200225-15132637 Image of Marine Iguanas in a Pile was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Infrared Iceland Church Scene

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Infrared photography is best for bright summer sun. With its abundance of summer light, Iceland is the perfect place to capture ghostly images like this one. Stock Image #20180911-120441 Infrared Iceland Church Scene was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Iceland Hof Church Black and White

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Shooting photos in black and white draws attention to interesting interplays of light and shadow. Stock Image #20180911-115237 Iceland Hof Church Black and White was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Guinea Fowl Puffer in the Galapagos Islands

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A distinctive guinea fowl puffer fish explores the waters off the Galapagos Islands. Stock Image #20200229-095603 Guinea Fowl Puffer in the Galapagos Islands was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Group of Marine Iguana on the Galapagos Islands

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A whole crowd of marine iguana gathers at Punta Espinoza in the Galapagos Islands, jostling to be part of the photo. Stock Image #20200225-13530553 Group of Marine Iguana on the Galapagos Islands was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Great Kiskadee displays

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Great Kiskadee displays its yellow breast and black mask making it an easy bird to identify. Stock Image #20190131-14055284 Great Kiskadee displays was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Great Horned Owl nesting

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Great Horned Owl sits on its nest waiting for its eggs to hatch. Stock Image #20190308-13382759 Great Horned Owl nesting was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Galapagos Sea Lions on Rocky Shore

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A pair of Galapagos Sea Lions cuddle by the surf. They look peaceful now, but they’ll defend their territory if necessary. Stock Image #20200225-14511063 Galapagos Sea Lions on Rocky Shore was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Galapagos Sea Lion with Marine Iguanas

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Two of the unique animals of the Galapagos Islands — the Galapagos Sea Lion and Marine Iguana — photographed on the same beach at Punta Espinoza. Stock Image #20200225-15245404 Galapagos Sea Lion with Marine Iguanas was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Galapagos Sea Lion

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Sea lions are some of the most recognizable, charismatic animals in the Galapagos Islands. Large groups of them often greet visitors on their first arrival to a new cove. Stock Image #20200227-06001036 Galapagos Sea Lion was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Galapagos Reef Fish

In Images by Matt Shetzer

An exotic fish, a Galapagos Reef fish, discovered in the shallow reefs of Devil’s Crown, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Stock Image #20200229-094346 Galapagos Reef Fish was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Galapagos Islands Medium Tree Finch

In Images by Matt Shetzer

The medium tree finch is a rare, beautiful bird found only on Floreana Island in the Galapagos. Stock Image #20200228-09003177 Galapagos Islands Medium Tree Finch was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Galapagos Hawk Close Up Photo

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Galapagos Hawk sits on a branch, awaiting its next prey. Only 150 mated pairs of this endemic raptor are alive today. Stock Image #20200225-15545668 Galapagos Hawk Close Up Photo was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Galapagos Islands Beach Landscape

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A peaceful scene at Post Office Bay in the Galapagos Islands. Perfect for a poster or desktop background. Stock Image #20200229-11122374 Galapagos Islands Beach Landscape was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Galapagos Green Turtle

In Images by Matt Shetzer

The Galapagos Islands archipelago is famous for its land tortoises, but sea turtles are also a common (and beautiful) sight in its waters. Stock Image #20200225-102021 Galapagos Green Turtle was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Galapagos Green Turtles Mating

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Two Galapagos Green Turtles mate on the beach at Punta Cormorant. Afterwards, the female will explore the beach at night, until she finds a safe place above the tideline to dig a hole and lay her eggs. Stock Image #20200229-07083836 Galapagos Green Turtles Mating was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Galapagos Green Turtle Underwater Photo

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Though its species has a reputation for sluggishness, a Galapagos green turtle can swim at 35 miles per hour underwater. Stock Image #20200225-102027 Galapagos Green Turtle Underwater Photo was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Galapagos Beach Scene with Tree

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A beautiful Galapagos Islands beach landscape, with a tree and bushes for scale. Stock Image #20200229-08114003 Galapagos Beach Scene with Tree was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Flag Cabrilla fish in the Galapagos

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Off Rabida Island in the Galapagos, a Flag Cabrilla fish blends into the reef. Stock Image #20200304-133134 Flag Cabrilla fish in the Galapagos was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Femail Northern Cardinal

In Images by Matt Shetzer

The Northern Cardinal female as dipslayed here, is very different from the brilliant red male. Stock Image #20190304-08333465 Femail Northern Cardinal was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Eastern Phoebe Photograph

In Images by Matt Shetzer

An Eastern phoebe on a branch in the Rio Grande Valley. When perched, these little songbirds like to fluff their tail feathers. Stock Image #20180212-08342636 Eastern Phoebe Photograph was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Deer in the fog

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A pair of Deer in the early morning fog on a game ranch in South Texas. Stock Image #20190202-06451717 Deer in the fog was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Cute Galapagos Sea Lion

In Images by Matt Shetzer

An adorable Galapagos sea lion, the world’s smallest sea lion, welcomes the photographer to the Galapagos Islands. Stock Image #20200226-15263033 Cute Galapagos Sea Lion was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Cute Photo of Marine Iguana with Lava Lizard

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Lava lizards are the most common reptile in the Galapagos Islands, famous for intimidating their romantic rivals with aggressive push-ups. They’re often found climbing on marine iguanas, searching for bugs to eat. Stock Image #20200225-14315758 Cute Photo of Marine Iguana with Lava Lizard was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Crested Caracara with Yellow Flowers

In Images by Matt Shetzer

An adult Northern Crested Caracara poses for a photo as it perches on dead wood surrounded by yellow flowers. Stock Image #20190307-10211353 Crested Caracara with Yellow Flowers was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Crested Caracara on a Coyote

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Northern crested caracara finds a coyote carcass and eats it quickly before the Texas heat spoils the free meal.. Stock Image #20190305-09332579 Crested Caracara on a Coyote was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Crested Caracara mating

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Northern crested caracara mate in March in the warm climate of South Texas. Stock Image #20190305-08493982 Crested Caracara mating was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Crested Caracara Mating

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Northern crested caracaras preen one another’s feathers as a mating ritual. When paired, two caracaras might return to the same nest multiple times, enlarging it each time they breed. Stock Image #20190128-06454814 Crested Caracara Mating was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Crested Caracara Head toss

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A pair of Northern Crested Caracara, squawk and toss their heads as they chatter with each other.. Stock Image #20190307-10120180 Crested Caracara Head toss was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Crested Caracara mating next to cactus.

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Northern crested caracara mating next to cactus. It could be a prickly situation. Stock Image #20190305-08494054 Crested Caracara mating next to cactus. was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Crested Caracara Juvenile Landing

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Northern crested caracara juvenile perfects its landing. Stock Image #20190307-09143452 Crested Caracara Juvenile Landing was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Crested Caracara at Sunrise

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A crested caracara silhouetted against the sunrise, at Laguna Seca near the Rio Grande. Stock Image #20190128-06274083 Crested Caracara at Sunrise was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Chilkoot River Bald Eagle

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Bald eagles spend a large part of their lives perching, which makes them excellent photo subjects. Taken outside Haines, Alaska. Stock Image #20191030-14542336 Chilkoot River Bald Eagle was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Colorful Golden-fronted Woodpecker

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The colorful Golden-fronted Woodpecker perches in South Texas. Stock Image #20190308-09331023 Colorful Golden-fronted Woodpecker was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer

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Chilkat River Bald Eagle in Flight

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Photo of a bald eagle gliding over the Alaskan wilderness. Stock Image #20191102-12444705 Chilkat River Bald Eagle in Flight was last modified: November 9th, 2020 by Matt Shetzer