A weekly display of the best pictures taken locally by our readers in Central Maine!

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PHOTO: Another gorgeous sunset

Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, captured this gorgeous sunset over China Lake recently.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, October 15, 2020

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TWO OF A KIND: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, snapped these two male mallards feeding in the snow last winter.

SOUTH BOUND: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, photographed this flock of Canada Geese on their way south.

PHOTO: A beautiful scene of the season

Ashley Wills, of Palermo, photographed this beautiful fall scene on September 30, on the west side of Sheepscot Lake, in Palermo.

PHOTO: Sunset over Sheepscot Lake

Ashley Wills, of Palermo, took this spectacular sunset over Sheepscot Lake on September 25. The sunsets in recent weeks have been remarkable.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, September 24, 2020

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BEAUTIFUL: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, photographed this breathtaking sunset in Clinton recently.

STARTING OUT: Tina Richard, of Clinton, snapped this young eagle in flight recently.

STANDING TALL: Pat Clark, of Palermo, captured this male cardinal who appears to be standing guard over the bird feeders.

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

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BIRDS OF A FEATHER: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, had plenty of feathered visitors lately.

A female mallard duck got up close and personal, by Michael Bilinsky, of China Village.

A male mallard duck basks in the late afternoon sun, by Michael Bilinsky, of China Village.

A great blue heron visits the dock, by Michael Bilinsky, of China Village.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, August 27, 2020

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WEST SIDE STORY: Miranda Meader, of Winthrop, sent along this photo of a bald eagle on the west side of China Lake, on July 27.

HMMM, GOOD: Emily Poulin, of South China, snapped this squirrel enjoying some snack.

EARLY ARRIVALS: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, captured these Canada geese on their return last spring.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, August 20, 2020

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PLENTY OF ACTION: Rick Lawrence, of Benton, submitted this photo of heavy action around a feeder last winter.

ALERT: Tina Richard, of Clinton, sent this photo of two deer in a field near her home.

QUIET SUNSET: Jean Satchell Roseman captured this sunset on Sheepscot Lake.

PEEK-A-BOO: Roland Hallee, of Waterville, snapped this chipmunk hanging out in a bagonia plant at camp, in Vassalboro.

MIRROR IMAGE: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, photographed these two gold finch in a mirror-like image.

CHANGING TIME: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped this changing maple leaf.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, August 13, 2020

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SPECTACULAR: Tina Richard, of Clinton, photographed this spectacular sunset recently, in Fairfield.The sun is setting behind Saddleback Mountain.

WOODY WOODPECKER: Emily Poulin, of South China, snapped this pileated woodpecker tapping on a tree.

FIELD OF LUPINES: Gary Mazoki, of Palermo, captured this field of lupines, in Whitefield, by the Amish lumber yard.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, July 30, 2020

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FIRST OF SEASON: John Gardner captured this photo of an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly.

MIRROR, MIRROR: Ken and Ellen Fletcher, of Winslow, submitted this photo of a bald eagle and its reflection on the river.

HANG ON: Lori Benson photographed this chipmunk hanging onto a bird feeder.