Photo Reflection of the Day #226: That Turkey in the Parking Lot

That Turkey in the Parking Lot - 20151105_065228

What Is It

A large turkey picking at rocks on a light post in a parking lot in the early morning.

Why It's today's Pick

I was coming out of Panera with my breakfast in tow and I see a man standing in the middle of the road taking a picture.  For a second, I thought he was taking a picture of the van in front of him and it had me wondering if this was accident related.  But then I looked to the right of the van and there was this rather large turkey and I instantly got it.  He finished taking photos and I went to my car to put down my food and come back to snap a photo.  Here's the interesting thing thought.  I'm not sure I would have noticed the turkey if it wasn't for this guy.  Because the parking lot is pretty large and I was in Panera for only a few minutes, so in all likelihood, the turkey was there when I initially parked, but I never saw it.  Maybe it was because I hadn't had my morning coffee yet or I was so focused in getting breakfast and getting to work, but I missed the turkey entirely. Clearly, no matter how much I hope this project has helped me to keep my eyes open, I'm still pretty tunnel visioned at times. 
This submission is part of the 365 Challenge.  For 2015's submissions, check out this link to all the posts.  For access to all photos, which open for reuse under a Creative Commons License, check out the full album on Flickr.

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