Photo of the Day by Jim Caffery

'Morning Stretch' by Jim Caffrey

‘Morning Stretch’ by Jim Caffrey

Today’s Photo of the Day was captured by Jim Caffery.

“A sandhill crane stretches his wings before taking off from the Crane Pond at Bosque del Apache NWR,” says Caffery who used a Nikon D300 and Nikkor 80-400mm lens.

Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including AssignmentsYour Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage and several images from the Assignment Gallery are featured in The Best Of Assignments section in print. To get your photos in the running, all you have to do is submit them.