Photo of the Day

March 6, 2018

Tail Up

Just the tail feathers of a long-tailed duck are visible as it dives for food on a gray autumn morning in Toronto. While they can usually find enough to eat near the surface of the water, they are capable of diving as deep as 200 feet. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Leigh Ayres, National Geographic Your Shot

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