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Photos of the day: September 1-15, 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 below from the first half of September 2021 include photos of two forms of Steller’s Jay, an Atlantic Puffin, a wonderful snapshot of a Burrowing Owl, and more!

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

Atlantic Puffin by Paul O'Toole

Atlantic Puffin by Paul O'Toole

An Atlantic Puffin soars through the air at Elliston, Newfoundland. Fun fact: As puffins age, their bills grow in length and develop more grooves. Paul O'Toole shared the photo in our U.S. & Canada Gallery.


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