A Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus or Haubentaucher in German) and its eight young on a little rock at Grundlsee in the evening haze after a rain shower in Styria, Austria.
A goat attempts to spoil this otherwise perfectly boring image of the Eiger (3,970 meters or 13,020 ft) in the Swiss Alps near Grindelwald, July.17.
The mountain’s north face seen here, named Nordwand, is the biggest north face in the Alps (1,800 meters or 5,900 ft) and one of the most challenging ascents in the world of mountain climbers.
On a hiking trail near Grindelwald in the Swiss Alps, July 16.
The afternoon sun lights an Alpine pasture near Gstaad, Switzerland, July 13.