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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!

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Wild Turkey by Edwin Bowe

Wild Turkey by Edwin Bowe

The Wild Turkeys are out and about! Over the last five years, turkeys have become common visitors to Edwin Bowe's property in Nicholasville, Kentucky. This image shows typical characteristics for a displaying male – puffed out feathers on his body, tail erect and spread, wings drooping, and a bright red wattle.

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