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Photos of the day: August 16-31, 2021

Every day on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter, we share a photo of the day — a superb image from the more than 20,000 pictures in our Reader GalleriesOur selections from the second half of August 2021 included a snapshot of a Red-tailed Hawk, a Pink-footed Goose sighting, an adorable photo of a female Red-breasted Merganser with her ducklings, and more!

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

Ruby-throated Hummingbird by Donna B. Housden

Ruby-throated Hummingbird by Donna B. Housden
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In Donna B. Housden's backyard in Luray, Virginia, this Ruby-throated Hummingbird frequents the feeder and often sits on her redbud tree to rest.

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