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 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.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, February 10, 2022

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NO SKATES NEEDED: Jayne Winters, of South China, snapped this bald eagle on the China Lake ice.

GUARDING THE BERRIES: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, captured this male cardinal guarding the berries.

FALL SCENE: Susan Thiem, of Texas, a summer resident of China, captured this fall foliage scene last fall.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, February 3, 2022

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MMMM YUMMY: Emily Poulin, of South China, snapped this hummingbird enjoying the nectar of the flowers.

ENDURING: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton photographed this blue jay enduring the weather.

BLAZING SUNSET: Tina Richard, of Clinton, caught this blazing sunset last December.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, January 27, 2022

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MA’S SQUIRRELS: Susan White sent this photo of squirrels holding a feeding frenzy. They do this everyday, but have to clean up what’s on the ground as they can’t get to the bird feeders.

FROZEN CIRCLES: Barbara Lawe, of Fairfield, photographed the Kennebec River outside her home. What appears is an unexplained series of circles in the frozen ice.

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, January 13, 2022

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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.