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 7, 2021

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SOARING HIGH: Tina Richard, of Clinton, photographed this immature eagle flying high in the sky.

GUARDING THE FOOD: Pat Clark, of Palermo, captured this Baltimore Oriole standing guard at a suet feeder.

CHECKING THINGS OUT: Jayne Winters, of South China, snapped this deer in her backyard.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, September 30, 2021

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CHECKING OUT THE SCENERY: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, photographed these cows checking out her sunflowers.

GRACKLEMANIA: Emily Poulin snapped this photo of three grackles who seem to be having a disagreement at the feeder.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, September 16, 2021

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OH, YEAH!? Emily Poulin, of South China, snapped this gold finch and tufted titmouse during a feeding confrontation.

DAWN’S EARLY LIGHT: Pat Clark, of Palermo, captured this sunrise.

THE GUARDIAN: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, photographed this bald eagle as it stands as a sentry.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, September 9, 2021

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POSING: Tina Richard, of Clinton, was fortunate to capture this bald eagle posing for her camera.

PRETTY BIRD: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, photographed this male cardinal perched in a tree.

RAINBOW OVER CHINA: Robert Bernheim snapped this photo of a rainbow from Killdeer Point, on China Lake.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, September 2, 2021

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I’M HUNGRY: Stephanie Frost’s daughter took this photo of baby robins calling out to their mother for food.

JUST HANGIN’ OUT: Gary Kennedy and his wife Julie, have a regular visitor to their home in Chelsea.

FIRST SIGHTING: Jayne Winters, of South China, said this was the first time a doe had ever wandered into their backyard.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, August 19, 2021

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LUNCH BACKPACK: This toad appears to be carrying its lunch – a slug – on its back. Emily Poulin, of South China, took the photo.

FOR US? These two gold finches are enjoying the suet Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, left for them.

SURPRISE!: Tina Richard, of Clinton, caught this doe as it seemed surprised to be photographed as it moved along with its young.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, August 5, 2021

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SIX-POINTER: Tina Richard, of Clinton, photographed this 6-point buck recently during one of her nature walks.

 

FRIGID DAY: Jayne Winters, of South China, captured this female cardinal last winter, sitting in a pine tree.

BUCK MOON: Mark Huard, of Winslow, snapped this “buck” moon at the end of July.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, July 15, 2021

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READY…SET…GO!: These photos were taken by Gary Mazoki, of Palermo, at Kinney’s compost, in Knox. The immature bald eagle sat perched, then launched into full flight.

Photo by Gary Mazoki, of Palermo

Photo by Gary Mazoki, of Palermo

Photo by Gary Mazoki, of Palermo

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, July 1, 2021

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PASSING THE TIME: Emily Poulin, of South China, captured this male bluebird sitting and passing the time away.

FOGGY SUNRISE: Andy Pottle photographed this foggy sunrise over Branch Pond on old-fashioned film.

THREE HUNGRY SQUIRRELS: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, snapped these three squirrels chowing down at a feeder.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, June 24, 2021

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SAY, WHAT? This blue jay seems to be listening as Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, snapped this shot.

FOUND SOMETHING: One of the chipmunks seems to have found something while the other stands guard. Pat Clark, of Palermo, submitted this photo.

PRETTY SETTING: Erin Sullivan, of China, photographed this field of lupines in front of an old barn.