Our latest reader photo poll features spectacular sunsets, beautiful shorebirds and one gorgeous hibiscus flower. Please cast your vote below to help decide which of these five images from Tampa Bay Times readers will hold the title of Reader Photo of the Month.

Each of these photos was published on the front page of the BayLink section of the newspaper during October.

Voting ends November 30, at 8:30 a.m. (You’ll find this month’s photos directly underneath the poll.)

1. Snowy Egret (Published October 1, 2017) [Submitted by Victor Troia, Tampa, FL.]
1. Snowy Egret (Published October 1, 2017) [Submitted by Victor Troia, Tampa, FL.]
2. Medieval sunset (Published October 5 2017) [Submitted by Justin Goushaw, Ruskin, FL.]
2. Medieval sunset (Published October 5 2017) [Submitted by Justin Goushaw, Ruskin, FL.]
3. Blue Heron catching rays (Published October 17, 2017) [Submitted by Ruthann Lach, Riverview, FL.]
3. Blue Heron catching rays (Published October 17, 2017) [Submitted by Ruthann Lach, Riverview, FL.]
4. Fiery beach sunset (Published October 19, 2017) [Submitted by Jane Gaynor, Clearwater, FL.]
4. Fiery beach sunset (Published October 19, 2017) [Submitted by Jane Gaynor, Clearwater, FL.]
5. Orange Hibiscus (Published October 22, 2017) [Submitted by Colin Ward, St. Petersburg, FL.]
5. Orange Hibiscus (Published October 22, 2017) [Submitted by Colin Ward, St. Petersburg, FL.]

Hats off to the winner of the September 2017 Reader Photo of the Month poll: Karen Benson of Tampa, FL.

To order reprints of any of the above images, please see our 2017 Reader Photo gallery.

If you’ve taken a photo you would like us to consider publishing in the Times, please check the front page of the BayLink section of the paper for submission details.

Tim Rozgonyi | Twitter: @timrozgonyi | e-mail: [email protected]