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Photos of the day: October 16-31, 2021

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 October 2021 include photos of a hungry Belted Kingfisher, a close-up of a Mourning Dove, an unusually colored Baltimore Oriole, and more!

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

Long-billed Corella by Ann Somerville-Charles

Long-billed Corella by Ann Somerville-Charles

Long-billed Corella is a species of cockatoo native to Australia. The bird's pink-red throat gives it the informal name "cut-throat." Ann Somerville-Charles photographed this individual at a beach in South Australia and posted the pic in our World Gallery.

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