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Photos of the day, August 1-15, 2020

Every day on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter, we share a photo of the day — a superb image from more than 20,000 photos in our Reader Galleries. Here are the images we selected in the first half of August 2020. 

Visit our galleries to submit your photos and gain inspiration from the BirdWatching community. 

Royal Terns

Royal Terns

During courtship displays, male Royal Terns will present females with a small fish, crab or shrimp, and will then bow and raise their crest. The displays may attract the interest of other terns. Marian McSherry photographed this scene in Cape May, New Jersey.

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