Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Combating Heat” by Linn Smith. Location: Oviedo, Florida.
“During hot weather, a cattle egret with breeding colors ruffles its feathers,” explains Smith. “Bringing the feathers close to its body eliminates insulating air pockets that allow body heat to escape.
Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have to do is submit them.