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 13, 2022

SNOW SNACK: Jayne Winters, of China, photographed this grey squirrel munching on a nut while peeking out of a snow bank.

REGULARS: Regular visitors to the home of Gary Kennedy, and his wife Julie, in Chelsea is this female red fox and her kits.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, January 6, 2022

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GUARDING THE CACHE: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped this mourning dove guarding the bird feeder.

TALL ONE: Pat Clark, of Palermo, photographed this tall common mullein growing in her backyard.

FALL REFLECTION: Merilee Kelly, of Palermo, captured this reflective fall scene on Branch Pond.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, December 23, 2021

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FOGGY SUNRISE: Andrew Pottle, of Palermo, photographed, on film, two ducks gliding in the water during a foggy sunrise on Branch Pond.

STRUTTING: This male cardinal seems to be displaying his best profile, recently captured by Pat Clark, of Palermo.

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

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BLAZING SKY: Tina Richard, of Clinton, photographed this fiery sunset from her backyard.

COLORFUL SUNSET: Summer resident Susan Thiem, of Corpus Christi, Texas, snapped the beautiful colors and sunset on China Lake.

 

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.