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Photos of the day: February 16-28, 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 GalleriesOur selections from the second half of February 2022 include photos of a pair of American Wigeons, a male Black-backed Woodpecker, a Red-tailed Hawk in flight, and more!

Black-backed Woodpecker by David Mundy

Black-backed Woodpecker by David Mundy

David Mundy took this portrait of a male Black-backed Woodpecker at Fish Creek Park in Calgary, Alberta, in late January. Males have a yellow crown patch while females have a solid black crown.

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