Today's Photo of the Day comes from Elton Fowler of Tampa, FL.
Elton writes, "Photo was taken at lake edge behind my home in Waterchase using a telephoto lens. Papa sandhill crane was doing guard duty while Mama and the kids ate lunch."
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Check out the Photo of the Day post for August 28, 2017
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