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Photos of the day: April 16-30, 2022

Every day on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter, we share a photo of the day — a superb image from the more than 22,000 pictures in our Reader Galleries. Our selections from the second half of April 2022 include a portrait of a Cedar Waxwing, an adult King Penguin feeding its young, an extraordinary image of Calliope Hummingbirds, and a late-April encounter with Rough-legged Hawks in northern Minnesota. Enjoy! 

Calliope Hummingbirds by Laure Wilson Neish

Calliope Hummingbirds by Laure Wilson Neish

Laure Wilson Neish photographed these two Calliope Hummingbirds touching bills in 2014. She spotted them near a feeder in Kaleden, British Columbia.

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