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Photos of the day: October 16-31, 2020

This image of a Snowy Egret was one of our photos of the day for the second half of October 2020. Photo by Linn Smith

Every day on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, we share a photo of the day — a superb image from more than 20,000 pictures in our Reader Galleries. The shots we selected in the second half of October 2020 included a fantastic portrait of an Acorn Woodpecker, a Snowy Egret looking for food, a Short-eared Owl in flight, and more!

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

Acorn Woodpecker by Sandrine Biziaux-Scherson

Sandrine Biziaux-Scherson photographed this Acorn Woodpecker at Irvine Regional Park, California, about six years ago.


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