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, 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.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, August 4, 2022

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CHECKING IT OUT: Emily Poulin, of South China, photographed this female amberwing dragonfly.

PLAY TIME: Gary Kennedy, of Chelsea, sent this photo of a mother fox out playing with her pups.

FAMILY STROLL: Dominique Eldridge caught this family of Canada Geese floating in the water.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, July 21, 2022

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FOG ON THE WATER: Andrew Pottle, of Palermo, captured this early morning fog on Branch Pond.

SWEET NECTAR: Barbara Warren, of Benton Falls, photographed this Swallowtail butterfly feeding on a branch of honeysuckle.

THREE’S COMPANY: Emily Poulin, of South China, snapped these grackles positioning themselves to attack a feeder.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, July 7, 2022

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IT’S HAY SEASON: Gary Mazoki, of Palermo, captured this farmer in the middle of haying season.

IMMATURE: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, photographed this immature bald eagle scoping out the lake.

BLUEBIRD: Tina Richard, of Clinton, snapped this bluebird perched on a tree branch.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, June 23, 2022

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HMM HMM GOOD: Emily Poulin, of South China, photographed this hummingbird enjoying the nectar.

AM I SCARING YOU?: Eli Cates, of China, caught this bald eagle acting aggressively toward the camera while on the Priest Hill Rd., in Vassalboro.

IT’S ALL MINE: This bald eagle was snapped by Val Baker, of China, as it seems to be protecting its fare.

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

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HERE’S LOOKING AT YOU: Pat Clark, of Palermo, caught this Indigo Bunting at a feeding station.

EGGS BY THE DOZENS: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped this photo of polliwog eggs during one of her recent walks.

RED HEAD: Emily Poulin, of South China, recently photographed this male cardinal.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, May 12, 2022

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WAITING PATIENTLY: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped this female cardinal perched on a branch.

BLUE BIRD: Tina Richard, of Clinton, photographed this bluebird sitting on an old cut off branch in a tree.

COLORFUL ‘SHROOMS: Emily Poulin, of South China, captured these colorful mushrooms.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, April 21, 2022

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HANGIN’ OUT: Emily Poulin, of South China, photographed this loon hanging out in the lake.

JUST PASSING THROUGH: Bonnie Squiers captured this deer trotting through the backyard with one hoof on the ground.

SEEING DOUBLE: Deborah Guzelian snapped this double rainbow recently over the lake.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, February 24, 2022

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KEEPING WATCH: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped this immature bald eagle keeping a watchful eye.

BY DAWN’S EARLY LIGHT: Pat Clark, of Palermo, captured this early sunrise last fall.

IT’S MINE: Emily Poulin, of South China, photographed this gold finch seemingly challenging the tufted titmouse at the feeder.