A weekly display of the best pictures taken locally by our readers in Central Maine!

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Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, October 31, 2019

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SPECTACULAR: Stephanie Vinson, of China, photographed this spectacular sunrise over China Lake recently.

COLORFUL: Tina Richard, of Clinton, captured this fall foliage scene from the gazebo, in Fairfield.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of October 24, 2019

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PICTURESQUE: Tina Richard, of Clinton, captured this horse posing in front of some beautiful fall colors.

HMMMM!: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, photographed this bird enjoying some orange nectar in his backyard.

ONE AT A TIME: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped this robin enjoying some berries from her Hawthorne tree.

Central Maine at peak foliage

The foliage is in its peak at Pine Grove Cemetery, on Grove Street, in Waterville. (photo by Roland D. Hallee)

The foliage as seen from Blueberry Hill, in Mt. Vermon, looking east over Great Pond and Long Pond, and the Belgrade Village. (photo by Roland D. Hallee)

Give Us Your Best Shot! Thursday, October 10, 2019

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RARE SIGHT: Logan Parker, of Palermo, spotted this unique crow in Augusta.

REMINDER: Emily T. Poulin, of South China, captured this snowflake in flight last winter. Just a reminder of what is coming.

YUMMY!: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, snapped this loon enjoying dinner.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, September 26, 2019

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LAZY SAIL: Tina Richard, of Clinton, took this photo of a schooner going by the Breakwater Lighthouse, in Rockland, while being on a ferry ride.

COOL SPOT: Emily T. Poulin, of South China, snapped this robin resting on a somewhat unusual perch.

COME ALONG, KIDS: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, photographed this mother duck with her chicks in tow.

Saying “goodbye” to summer 2019

Tina Richard, of Clinton, caught this barred owl napping in her yard.

Emily Poulin, of China, snapped a shot of this turkey walking across a field.

Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, photographed this gold finch enjoying a snack at a feeder.

Gary Mazoki, of Palermo, snapped this hummingbird approaching a feeding station.

Pat Clark, of Palermo, photographed this warbler at her feeder, stating it was the first time she had seen one at the suet feeder.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, September 12, 2019

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MOTHER & CHILD: A mother loon feeding her young, as captured by the camera of Michael Bilinsky, of China Village.

CHINA LAKE SUNSET: Michael Bilinsky, of China, captured this beautiful sunset over China Lake recently.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of August 22, 2019

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SLURP – AHHH!: Betty Dunton, of Gardiner, photographed this ruby throated hummingbird enjoying some summer nectar.

COZY: Emily T. Poulin, of South China, snapped this woodcock staying warm last winter.

YUMMY!: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, caught this downy woodpecker enjoying a snack at a suet feeder.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of August 8, 2019

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MOVING OUT: Tina Richard, of Clinton, caught this fledged eaglet on the ground near her favorite walking trail, in Winslow.

NIGHT OWL: Jean and Bill Roseman snapped this owl near a camp on Sheepscot Lake.

SIGHTSEEING: This blue heron was photographed by Michael Bilinsky, in China Village.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of July 25, 2019

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GOT AN ITCH?: While walking her favorite trail in Winslow, Tina Richard, of Clinton, captured this eagle taking care of an itch.

FREQUENT VISITORS: Rachel and Will Kahn, of the Neck Rd., in China, have had these two porcupines visiting them for the past few weeks.