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Nesting

Flamingos are monogamous. Between May and August the female lays an egg in a volcano-like nest she has built in the mud, and both parents take turns incubating it. Once hatched, both parents will care for the chick until it reaches maturity, which can take up to six years.

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Color Photography Contest

2023

Honorable Mention

Wildlife

Professional

Nesting

Flamingos are monogamous. Between May and August the female lays an egg in a volcano-like nest she has built in the mud, and both parents take turns incubating it. Once hatched, both parents will care for the chick until it reaches maturity, which can take up to six years.

About Artist

Pedro Jarque Krebs

Pedro Jarque Krebs is an award-winning photographer born in Lima, Peru. He graduated in Philosophy of Sciences at the Sorbonne University in Paris. In 1983 he won the first prize of the Municipality of Lima for black and white photography. Since then, Jarque Krebs has received more than 200 international awards and recognitions. Among them are Siena Creative Award (Italy) category winner in 2020, 2021 and 2022, five times winner at the Sony World Photography Awards (2016, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022), Bird Photographer of the Year 2018 overall winner (UK), Oasis Photo Contest (Italy) 1st Prize in 2017, Top 10 Photographers of the World at the Sente Antu Award in China in 2017. In 2021 he was a finalist in the prestigious Hasselblad Masters competition. He was named "Photographer of the month" by National Geographic France in October 2016. In 2019 the prestigious German publisher teNeues has published a book of his work entitled "Fragile", which received several international awards, including 1st prize at the International Photography Awards.

Pedro Jarque Krebs

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Peru

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