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Central Park's beautiful Mandarin duck is back

November 08, 2018 - 9:04 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Quack, quack, the Central Park duck is back.

Central Park had been missing a duck - but not just any duck. It is one of a breed regarded as the world's most beautiful duck.

The East Asian Mandarin has brilliantly colored feathers and a bright pink bill, 1010 WINS' John Montone reported. It settled in to the Turtle Pond a while back and had taken off before but came back.

Birdwatchers hoping that nothing bad had befallen this particular member of the city's waterfowl community, can rest easy for now

The duck reappeared on Thursday, and was spotted around 7 a.m.