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Photos of the day: September 16-30, 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 second half of September 2021 include photos of an adult and juvenile Wild Turkey, a group of Grey Crowned Cranes, a wonderful close-up of a Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, and more!

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

Himalayan Griffon by Batsukh Galsan

Himalayan Griffon by Batsukh Galsan

The Himalayan Griffon, or Himalayan Vulture, is the largest species in the Gyps genus. The birds average about 20 pounds and have a wingspan of 8.4-10.2 feet. Batsukh Galsan took this photo in the Eastern Gobi Desert in Mongolia.

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