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 26, 2023

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PURPLE SKY: Ashley Wills, of Palermo, photographed this purple sunset last summer.

HMM GOOD!: Lindy Sklover, of Vassalboro, snapped this bee feasting on nectar last summer.

KISSING COUSINS: Emily Poulin, of South China, captured these two gold finches at her feeders.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, January 19, 2023

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GREEN BUGS: Emily Poulin, of South China, photographed these green bugs last summer.

FULL MOON: Dwayne West, of Palermo, captured this spectacular full moon recently.

EARLY MORNING FOG: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped this male cardinal during an early morning fog.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, January 12, 2023

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JUST HANGIN’ OUT: Lindy Sklover, of Vassalboro, photographed this grasshopper on a daisy last summer.

MAJESTIC: Gary Mazoki, of Palermo, snapped this majestic pose of a male bald eagle.

SAY WHAT?: Tina Richard, of Clinton, caught this bluebird listening to the surrounding sounds.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, January 5, 2023

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WHERE TO START: Jessica Murray photographed this Monarch butterfly enjoying the flowers.

JUST CHILLIN’: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped this female cardinal sitting on a branch.

POSE FOR THE CAMERA: Lindy Sklover, of Vassalboro, snapped this Io butterfly while holding it in her hand.

SHARING A SHELTER: Pat Clark, of Palermo, photographed a male cardinal and two blue jays sharing the cover of this bird feeder.

YUMMY: Emily Poulin, of South China, caught this black swallowtail butterfly on a flower.

FALL SCENE: Susan Thiem, of Texas, a summer resident on China Lake, took this photo prior to her departure this past fall.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, December 15, 2022

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LEARNING THE ROPES: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped this immature bald eagle perched on a rock while looking for fish to catch.

PEEK-A-BOO: Jayne Winters, of South China, captured this squirrel peering out of a snow bank last winter.

OLD FRIENDS: Pat Clark, of Palermo, photographed this male cardinal, and blue jay friends, last winter.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, December 8, 2022

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SITTING PRETTY: Jayne Winters, of China, photographed this female cardinal perched on some bushes.

UGLY!!: Lindy Sklover, of Vassalboro, snapped this grasshopper-looking insect recently.

REMINDER OF SUMMER PAST: Judy Mathiau, of Vassalboro, snapped these colorful flowers last summer.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, December 1, 2022

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KEEPING WARM: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped this blue jay trying to stay warm.

PALERMO SUNRISE: Ashley Wills, of Palermo, photographed this sunrise over Sheepscot Lake, in Palermo.

NO COMPLAINING, PLEASE: Emily Poulin, of South China, caught this gold finch as he seems to be complaining about the weather.

 

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, October 20, 2022

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GLAD TO MEET YOU: Lindy Sklover, of Vassalboro, holds a gray tree frog she found recently.

NICE SCENERY: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped these sunflowers with a cow enjoying the scenery.

JUST PASSING THROUGH: James Poulin, of South China, photographed this salamander on a brick paver in his yard.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, September 19, 2022

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PURPLE SKY: Ashley Wills, of Palermo, photographed this purple sky.

JUST PASSING THROUGH: Lindy Sklover captured these ducks swimming past the dock.

PICKING UP THE SCRAPS: Val Baker caught these eagles picking at dead fish on the ice last winter.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, August 25, 2022

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FIRE IN THE SKY: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, photographed this fiery sunset.

IT’S HARVEST TIME: Gary Mazoki and Marty Holzer, of Palermo, snapped this photo of garlic hanging in the barn.

MAY FLOWERS: James Poulin, of South China, captured these flowers back in May.