<p>I caught this mandarin drake as I was sitting next to a pond at the San Diego Zoo. After setting up shots all over the zoo, I just focused and snapped the photo. It turned out to be the best photo of the day! <i></i></p> <p><i>(This photo and caption were submitted to <a href="http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/" target="_blank">Your Shot.</a>)</i></p>

Mandarin Drake

I caught this mandarin drake as I was sitting next to a pond at the San Diego Zoo. After setting up shots all over the zoo, I just focused and snapped the photo. It turned out to be the best photo of the day!

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)

Photograph by Sharon Goodman, Your Shot

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See pictures of waterfowl (including ducks, geese, swans, and more) in this birds photo gallery from National Geographic.

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