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Macaulay Library

A wildlife media archive with 10,937,402 photos, sounds, and videos from around the world.

Ashy Drongo (Bornean) © Lucas Bobay Dark-eyed Junco © Mason Maron Buff-breasted Sandpiper © Mat Gilfedder Northern Hawk Owl © Bryan Calk Eurasian Nutcracker © Hans Norelius Red-necked Avocet © David Irving Tanager Finch © Steve Kelling Northern Shoveler © August Davidson Onsgard White Ibis © Liam Wolff Anna's Hummingbird © Bridget Spencer Chestnut-tailed Minla © Natthaphat Chotjuckdikul Pileated Woodpecker © Drew Chaney Evening Grosbeak © Bryan Calk Pied Bushchat © Natthaphat Chotjuckdikul Firethroat © Natthaphat Chotjuckdikul White-winged Crossbill © Bryan Calk Rainbow Lorikeet © Rufus Wareham Palm Warbler © August Davidson Onsgard Black-browed Albatross © Ian Routley White-winged Crossbill © Bryan Calk

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