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Mandarina duck (male)

Aix galericulata

Description:

Belongs to the numerous family of anatidae,and is one of the most famous duck exisisting.Its fame is due to the beauty and sophistication of the plumage of the males,and females elegance and simplicity.

Habitat:

Once widespread in China,Japan and Russia,is now also available in European countries thanks to its introdition of ornamental pourposes.

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9 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

So lovely

AndreaBonomi
AndreaBonomi 8 years ago

Thanks Satyen!

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Lovely shot.

AndreaBonomi
AndreaBonomi 8 years ago

Thanks!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

wow

Birding For Fun
Birding For Fun 8 years ago

Amazing!

AndreaBonomi
AndreaBonomi 8 years ago

Thanks guys!

LaurieWinters
LaurieWinters 8 years ago

Beautiful!

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 8 years ago

Stunning photo of this beautifully colored duck!

AndreaBonomi
Spotted by
AndreaBonomi

Taggia, Liguria, Italy

Spotted on Feb 6, 2012
Submitted on Feb 6, 2012

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