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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

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Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata)

Taken by Cannop Ponds, Forest of Dean.
They are back again, the Mandarin Ducks. 







58 comments:

  1. Hello Bob,
    What a wonderful images of this Mandarin Duck.
    All captured perfectly.
    Best regards, Irma

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    1. Hello
      That bird is beautiful.
      Not in Norway I think.
      Have a nice day tomorrow.
      Karin

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  2. They are spectacular Bob, thanks for sharing these.

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  3. BOB BONSOIR ce canard est en sucre j'adore j'adore bisous

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  4. Brilliant coloring! They are very beautiful birds!

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  5. OHMYGOD!! what a beauty!! the colors! the detail! wow. PERFECT shots bob!!
    oh, and i also love your new header photo! a waxwing??

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  6. oh yeah, i forgot to mention...Bowie! one of my old time favorites. thanks!

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  7. I love these colorful ducks. Regards.

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  8. Вав! Такий різнобарвний птах! Чудові деталі!

    xoxo, Juliana | PJ’ Happies :) | PJ’ Ecoproject

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  9. These birds are absolutely gorgeus!
    One of the most beautiful ones in the world.

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  10. Bob, bei uns habe ich noch keine Mandarin-Enten gesehen. Tolle Aufnahmen.
    Einen schönen Abend wünscht dir
    Irmi

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  11. Oh! One thinks of them as ornamentals cared for by humans, not real migrating birds! Fascinating content beyond the usual amazing pics today, Bob



    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
    <3

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  12. The King of the ducks!
    Excellent shots Bob!
    Like the song!
    Dimi...

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  13. Hola Bob,magnificas fotos de este macho Mandarin uno de los pastos mas bellos que tenemos en Europa.Un abrazo

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  14. Un pato de notable belleza.
    Un abrazo,

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  15. Hi Bob,
    very nice capture... they are beautiful ! well done sir... ciao

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  16. One of your best, in my opinion.

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  17. Beautiful couple. Bob.
    Good night;)
    a hug.

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  18. I love this exotic looking duck! Awesome shots, Bob!

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    1. Exotic looking fellow ain't he Eileen.

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  19. Oh My Bob, I have been made doubly happy with this visit. I absolutely LOVE your new blog banner/header image...glorious! Then your Mandarin Duck images, always so beautiful they are, just love them~

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  20. These birds never cease to amaze me.
    Their colors and feather patterns are pure magic, and you have captured bot so beautifully here, Bob!

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    1. You've got it, the colours are beautiful Lisa.

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  21. Wow Bob ... you knock you out again. What a truly magnificent duck. Nature rocks !! Gorgeous photography I'm in awe :D)

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  22. ... uh oh, sorry... just as I hit the 'publish' button - I meant to say "you knock me out" - got too worked up there Bob - your fault lol !!

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  23. what gorgeous ducks and you captured them so beautifully.

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  24. After a long hard, tiring day, this beauty is just the eye-balm I needed. Thank you.

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    1. I'm glad that quenched your eyes EC.

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  25. Great new header photo, Bob. Your duck is fabulous. Fantastic work again. Greetings from the Netherlands, Joke

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  26. They really are an incredible looking duck, aren't they?

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  27. Splendour pictures of mandarin ducks Bob.
    What a beautiful header you have the plague bird.
    Greetings Tinie

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    1. Thanks Tinie, and cheers for my header.

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  28. Me gusta el plumaje que porta este pato "Mandarin", buenos tiros.

    Saludos.

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  29. Fantastiche foto per una meraviglia di esemplare con quali colori e forme! complimenti, ciao Cri : )

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  30. Absolutely brilliant photos! What a beauty.

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  31. A mandarin ! Wonderful duck ! Your photos are marvellous, and the mandarin is marvellous also. For us in France, his name is the same : "mandarin"

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  32. The Tangerines are truly the most beautiful duck I know.
    Beautiful pictures and colors.

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