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The Mandarin duck, or just Mandarin, is a medium-sized, East Asian perching duck, closely related to the North American wood duck. It is 41–49 cm long with a 65–75 cm wingspan.

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Jun 24, 2014. Captured Jun 23, 2014 14:09 in Unnamed Road, South Africa.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/8s
  • ISO320
  • 200mm