Mystery Mandarin Duck in Central Park

Some time back a Mandarin Duck mysteriously appeared in Central Park, joining the other ducks in the Duck Pond and attracting hordes of photographers and others crowding the shore to see him. He is an extraordinary creature and my wife and I were fortunate to see him up close today. At first he was far away under a bridge but then swam straight to the gaggle of photographers near us and then swam right up to where we were standing. No one knows how he came to be in the park but he/she is likely the most popular visitor this year and maybe ever.

2 thoughts on “Mystery Mandarin Duck in Central Park

  1. Saw it on GMA news and Kelly Ripa and Ryan show. Its colorful and gorgeous! Saw another photo when NY had snow and the famous duck had snow on its back!!

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