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Mandarin Even thought their only Brown and White, female Mandarin ducks are surprisingly beautiful up close. Aix galericulata,Geotagged,Mandarin duck,Spring,United Kingdom Click/tap to enlarge

Mandarin

Even thought their only Brown and White, female Mandarin ducks are surprisingly beautiful up close.

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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 Daniel Strutt
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By Daniel Strutt

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Uploaded May 15, 2015. Captured May 15, 2015 04:43 in Unnamed Road, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire MK18, UK.
  • DMC-FZ72
  • f/5.9
  • 1/500s
  • ISO320
  • 215mm