Just what makes a Wingscapes BirdCam Photo Gallery image an Overall Favorite is not easy to describe. It could be the subject of the photo, the way the picture is framed, or even something as subtle as the message the image conveys. However it is described, we think we've picked a couple of the best here.
First, from John in Scappoose, Oregon, a Douglas Squirrel attempting to work out the answer to an age-old question of "Squirrel Philosophy:"
Then, shifting subjects from the ridiculous to the sublime, Hob in Kilauea, Kauai shared with us all this truly heartwarming image of a Laysan Albatross nestling being cared for by an attentive parent:
Coming up next, we finally announce the BirdCammer of the Year for 2009.