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BirdWatching’s top Instagram posts from 2021

With the end of the year upon us, we’re excited to share our top Instagram posts from 2021 based on the number of viewers they reached. 

These photos were all featured as Photos of the Day on our social media pages throughout the year. We select our Photos of the Day from our Reader Galleries and share them on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages. Thanks to the many talented photographers who share their images in our galleries and to the tens of thousands of people who follow our social accounts! (If you’re not already a BirdWatching follow, simply follow the links above to join us!) To submit your photos for future consideration as Photos of the Day and/or to gain inspiration from other birders, sign up for Reader Galleries and start submitting your images!

Without further ado, here are the top 20 most popular photos from our Instagram feed in 2021! 

Pyrrhuloxia by Cindy Jones

Pyrrhuloxia by Cindy Jones

From June 12: A Pyrrhuloxia perfectly perches on the skeleton of a Cholla cactus in Tucson, Arizona. Thank you to Cindy Jones for this awesome submission to our U.S. & Canada Gallery.

Our 20 most popular Instagram photos from 2020

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