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

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Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of January 10, 2019

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ODD COUPLE: Pat Clark, of Palermo, captured this photo of a blue jay and downy woodpecker at a feeding station.

 

LOOKS GOOD: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, photographed this red-bellied woodpecker at a feeder.

 

WORKING ON A TAN?: Rick and Cindy Denico, of Vassalboro, snapped these ducks sunning themselves last summer.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of December 20, 2018

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LAST FILL UP: Emily Poulin, of South China, captured this hummingbird apparently filling up before its southern journey.

 

GETTING UP CLOSE: Tina Richard, of Clinton, photographed this Coopers Hawk sitting in a lilac bush in November.

 

GETTING UP CLOSE: Tina Richard, of Clinton, photographed this Coopers Hawk sitting in a lilac bush in November.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of December 13, 2018

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NICE LOOKING FELLA: Logan Parker, of North Palermo, snapped this black-capped chickadee looking at its reflection in a puddle of water.

 

COOLING HOT FEET: These two bald eagles seem to be cooling their feet in China Lake, as captured by Michael Bilinsky, of China Village.

 

LATE SEASON FRUIT: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, photographed this robin taking advantage of some late season fruit.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of November 29, 2018

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HERE’S LOOKING AT YOU: Emma Salisbury, 16, of Benton, snapped this salamander this past fall.

 

A TRUE RARITY: Bob Bennett, of China, photographed this lonely elm tree in a field along Rte. 32, in China. Not many of them around anymore.

 

FOGGY DAYS: Emily Poulin, of South China, captured this early morning fog in October.

Give us your best shot! Week of November 22, 2018

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TRIPLE PLAY: Joe and Adele Suga, of Vassalboro, spotted these moose in Ragged Stream recently.

 

EARLY WINTER: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, snapped these blue jays appearing to feel the late fall cold weather.

 

RARE SIGHTING: Seeing one pileated woodpecker is a treat, but Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, photographed two, a sure rarity.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of October 18, 2018

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PERFECT TIMING: Emily Poulin, of South China, was right on the spot to capture this lightning during a recent storm.

FALL SETTING: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, snapped the China Baptist Church in this fall setting.

BABY, IT’S COLD!: Pat Clark, of Palermo, caught these Juncos trying to stay warm on a frigid morning.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of September 27, 2018

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EAGLE PAIR: Tina Richard, of Clinton, captured these eagles from her favorite trail in Winslow.

SPECTACULAR SUNSET: Michelle Flewelling, of Clinton, snapped this spectacular sunset over Webber Pond, in Vassalboro, on September 8.

The Town Line’s photo contributors have been hard at work

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Jayne Winters, of South China, was surprised by this visitor one morning in June.

Marilyn Rogers-Bull, of Solon, photographed what she called, “acres & acres of beautiful blossoms,” on August 18, in “The County.”

Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, snapped this double rainbow outside his home at the head of China Lake.

Pat Clark, of Palermo, snapped this swallowtail butterfly in her backyard in June.

Laura Jones caught this bluebird with its next meal in its beak. This photo was taken in August.

Janet Soucy captured this duck, she named Peggy-Sue, because it is missing a foot. It has been returning for three years.

Karen Spehler, a summer resident on Sheepscot Lake, found this loon posing for her in August.

Emily Poulin, of South China, caught this female gold finch gathering what appears to be materials for a nest.

Give Us Your Best Shot! (Week of August 23, 2018)

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EARLY HALLOWEEN: Steve Nichols, of South China, found what could be early Halloween masks when he sliced open this green pepper.

CLOSE UP: Emma Salisbury, 16, photographed this grasshopper at the Benton Falls.

OOPS: The photographer of this White Admiral butterfly, Kaleb Brown, 12, of Palermo, was misidentified last week.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of August 16, 2018

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SALUTE THE ADMIRAL: Kaleb Brown, 12, of Palermo, snapped this White Admiral butterfly resting on a leaf.

LOON FAMILY: Karen Spehler submitted this photo of a family of loons enjoying a swim together on July 29.

REFRESHING: Lindsey Varney caught her dog, Toro, enjoying a swim in China Lake at sunset.