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, April 15, 2021

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HMMMM, GOOD: Pat Clark, of Palermo, photographed this Baltimore Oriole on one of her suet feeders.

NOT MUCH HERE: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, snapped these mallards pecking in the snow last winter.

SIGN OF SPRING: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, photographed these pussy willows by the side of the road, recently.

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

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THEY’RE BACK!: With the return of the loons to China Lake, we’re reminded how welcoming it is in this photo submitted by Sharon Coolahan, of Vassalboro, last summer.

REMINDER: Pat Clark, of Palermo, snapped this icy canopy protruding from the porch roof in a photograph from this past winter.

SPECTACULAR: Tina Richard, of Clinton, submitted this spectacular sunset.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, March 25, 2021

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LOOKING PRETTY: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, captured this male cardinal perched in a tree.

COOLING HIS FEET: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, snapped this great blue heron soaking its feet in China Lake.

NOT A FLOWER: Joan Ferrone, of China, photographed this flower wannabe. It’s actually a mushroom.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, February 18, 2021

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HERE’S LOOKING AT YOU: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, captured this tufted titmouse which seems preoccupied with its visitor.

EXPECTING SOMETHING?: Emily Poulin, of South China, photographed this blue jay looking skyward.

LOOKING FOR SNACK: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped this pileated woodpecker as he drills into a tree looking for something to eat.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, February 11, 2021

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SHARING: Pat Clark, of Palermo, photographed this indigo bunting and rose-breasted grosbeak at a feeder.

CLEANING UP: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, sent this photo of a red winged blackbird finishing up on an orange.

TRIO OF TROUBLE: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, captured these three chipmunks in his garage.

 

PHOTO: It’s his favorite team

Carson Foster, 7, of Winslow, recently built a snowman donned in Boston Celtics apparel, since it is his favorite NBA team. (photo by Mark Huard, Central Maine Photography)

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, January 28, 2021

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RUFFLED FEATHERS: Emily Poulin, of South China, captured this female cardinal, left, and a gold finch as they seem to have a disagreement at the feeder.

FLYING SOLO: Tina Richard, of Clinton, snapped this eaglet in flight last fall.

MARCHING ORDERS: William Coolahan photographed these six turtles as they appear to be marching in order on some fallen logs.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, January 14, 2021

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WATCHFUL EYE: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, submitted this photo of a bald eagle perched in a tree.

EATING FROM YOUR HAND: Gary Kennedy, of Chelsea, photographed this chipmunk eating from the hand of his wife, Julie.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, December 10, 2020

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PURPLE SKIES: Ashley Wills, of Palermo, photographed this unusual sunset over Sheepscot Lake recently.

GOOD EVENING: Pat Clark, of Palermo, captured these evening grosbeaks feeding on the ground near her home.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, November 12, 2020

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LATE BLOOMERS: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, snapped this photo of fall daisies recently, with a bee enjoying the snack.

SHARING: A male cardinal, left, and an indigo bunting share the same feeder as Pat Clark, of Palermo, captured this photo.