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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. 

Virginia Rail

Virginia Rail
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Rails have the highest ratio of leg muscles to flight muscles of bird groups, according to All About Birds. Doug Herr shared this photo of a Virginia Rail in Sierra County, California.

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