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Photos of the day: March 16-31, 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 March 2022 include photos of a vibrant Roseate Spoonbill, an active Reddish Egret, a beautiful Steller’s Jay, and more!

Roseate Spoonbill by Edwin Bowe

Roseate Spoonbill by Edwin Bowe

Roseate Spoonbills feed by moving their bills back and forth in water. They sense prey using nerves in the bill. As you can see here, the small fringe-like ridges on the mandible are visible. This image is by Edwin Bowe.

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