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Sunday Beauty #116 (Picture of the Year 2012)

Folks, another interesting image for your Sunday. (It is, in fact, a Picture of the Year winner.)

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Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 2012

The 7th Picture of the Year Contest was an event where the images that became Featured Pictures during the year, were voted on by members from all Wikimedia projects, to produce a single winner.

2012 Winner: European Bee-eater, Ariège, France. The female (in front) awaits the offering which the male will make. created by Pierre Dalous.

Click to see Other POTY 2012 winners  ·  Click to see Previous years

Today’s quote:Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” ~ Marie Curie

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Okay. Here’s your Sunday Ugly:

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February 24, 2013 - Posted by | Digital Images | ,


  1. Great pic of the Bee-Eaters…I can see why this picture was selected as the winner.



    Comment by Ramblinrick | February 24, 2013 | Reply

    • Rick,
      Every time I look at that, I still can’t believe those are real birds. They look to me like something that escaped from the Disney Studios Experimental Division!

      (We don’t have any species quite so colorful in my neck of the woods…)

      A pleasure to see your name here. I hope all is super-groovy with you and yours!


      Comment by techpaul | February 24, 2013 | Reply

  2. I think a nuthatch ate a parrot.

    Awesome pic. :)


    Comment by delenn13 | February 25, 2013 | Reply

    • delenn13,
      “nuthatch” is a bird?


      Learn something new everyday.


      Comment by techpaul | February 25, 2013 | Reply

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