A lazy monkey hitches a ride to the top of a tree – sitting on the back of a macaw. The squirrel monkey hopped onto the bird and wrapped his arms around its neck to avoid the 26ft climb. He lives with a male and female blue and gold macaw at a countryside hotel, where they always eat and play together.
A black-capped kingfisher just after catching a mouse to feed its newly hatched chicks in Ganghwa-gun, Gyeonggi province, South Korea.
Italian photographer Jacopo Rigotti took this photo of a kingfisher catching a fish underwater in a stream in Trentino, Italy.
This bald eagle is having a bad hair day and has ended up looking more like scientist Albert Einstein than a bird of prey. Nature photographer Tim Boyer, who specializes in photographing birds, said he knew he had captured something special when the eagle flew in and stared directly at him. The photos were taken in Homer, Alaska, USA.
A juvenile fish eagle spreads its wings as it confronts a young deer at the Kruger National Park, South Africa. Watched by his parents the mischievous fish eagle chased away an adult bushbuck with a display of aggression. The gutsy bird was then confronted by the deer’s calf and the pair had a tense stand off.