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, January 16, 2020

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Stone carvings of fisherman at Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia. (photo by Pat Clark, of Palermo)

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND TRIP: Pat Clark, of Palermo, went on a trip to Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia in September 2019, as they tried to stay ahead of Hurricane Dorian. The Cabot Trail, was photographed on a gloomy day reminiscent of the Scottish/Irish coast.

This stone memorial in Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia, is to honor lost fishermen and a SwissAir flight that crashed near there in 1994. (photo by Pat Clark, of Palermo)

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, January 9, 2020

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FALL VISITOR: Jayne Winters, of China, photographed this hermit thrush last summer at her feeder.

PICTURESQUE FOLIAGE: Pat Clark, of Palermo snapped this beaufiul fall scenery at Wyman Lake.

WELL FED: This male cardinal, captured by Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, looks as if it hasn’t missed many meals.

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

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RESTFUL SPOT: Tina Richard, of Clinton, snapped this foliage photo during her walk, in Winslow. The view from there was “breath taking.”

FIRST MOOSE: Pat Clark, of Palermo, saw her first moose on a fall foliage trip this fall near Moxie Plantation.

PICTURESQUE: Jayne Winters, of South China, captured this picturesque spot on Back/Sheepscot River, in Boothbay, near Knickerkane Island.

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.