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Photos of the day: January 1-15, 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 first half of January 2022 include photos of a fledgling Barred Owl, a group of American Goldfinches, a Ruby-crowned Kinglet, and more!

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

Common Yellowthroat by Marilynne Strazzeri

Common Yellowthroat by Marilynne Strazzeri

This photo by Marilynne Strazzeri shows a Common Yellowthroat whose black mask is flecked with gray feathers, indicating that the bird is molting. Marilynne photographed it at Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach, Florida, on December 31.

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