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Photos of the Day: July 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 July 2021 included an amazing photo of a Crested Caracara, a rare sighting of an Elegant Tern, a fantastic photo of a Ruby-throated Hummingbird, and more!

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

Pileated Woodpecker by Marilynne Strazzeri

Pileated Woodpecker by Marilynne Strazzeri

Marilynne Strazzeri photographed this Pileated Woodpecker searching for ants. You can clearly see the hole the bird has made in the wood. She spotted it at Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach, Florida.

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