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Mandarin duck portrait It seems the creator could not make up its mind in selecting an attractive feather textture, and instead just blended every possible combination into one. I hear it scores well with chicks. Aix galericulata,Geotagged,Mandarin Duck,Papegaaienpark VeldHoven,Parrot Park Veldhoven,The Netherlands,birds Click/tap to enlarge

Mandarin duck portrait

It seems the creator could not make up its mind in selecting an attractive feather textture, and instead just blended every possible combination into one. I hear it scores well with chicks.

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  1. Lovely bird. Posted 9 years ago

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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 Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Apr 24, 2012. Captured Mar 18, 2012 15:33 in Wintelresedijk, 5507 Veldhoven, The Netherlands.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/6.3
  • 1/500s
  • ISO400
  • 500mm