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Saturday, 22 August 2020

Mandarin Duck - Aix galericulata

Photographed at the Stoneworks, Cannop Ponds, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, Britain.

48 comments:

  1. A case could be made that this is the most attractive duck in the world.

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  2. WOW! They are absolutely amazing, I've never seen anything like them before. Awesome photography!

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  3. Hi Bob,
    What great photos of this mandarin duck.
    Have a nice weekend.
    Best regards Irma

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  4. Hello Bob, The Mandarin Ducks are beautiful. Wonderful captures! Enjoy your weekend!

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  5. It's just such a beautiful bird. I like it very much. Awesome photos.

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  6. Hola Bob,espectaculares fotos de este bonito pato mandarin.Un saludo y feliz domingo.

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  7. They are absolute beauties. I hope that they are recent photographs too - and that you are able to get out a bit more.

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  8. I just love all that detail and the wonderful colour that you've captured in these shots, Bob. Fabulous!! I hope that all is well with you and the family. Take great care - - - Richard

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  9. Such a beautiful duck, the colours and markings are amazing.

    All the best Jan

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  10. Adore King Crimson too! What a surreal bird, Bob

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  11. look like "wood ducks" in here....beautiful.

    Have a wonderful weekend

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  12. They are so beautiful. WOnderful pictures, Bob.

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  13. Hi Bob,
    I am stopping back to say thank you for linking up your post. I love these beautiful ducks. Great photos.
    Wishing you a great day and a happy new week! PS, thank for the visit and comment.

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  14. Hi Bob.

    Beautiful Ducks that look great in the picture.

    Greetings from Patricia.

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  15. Hello. They look so incredibly gorgeous. Fantastic photos.

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  16. Five photos, five steps to the meaning of tenderness. I love this post my friend Bob.

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  17. Hi Bob :) Those are amazing photos, what beautiful colours on that bird! :)

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  18. Hi Bob,
    They really are such a colourful Duck, another super set of images
    Stay safe,
    John

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  19. That's just beautiful ... amazing!

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  20. Amazing colours on this bird. A work of art. Nice photos Bob.

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  21. Bellísimos Bob. Tienen unos colores preciosos.
    Buena tarde. Cuídate.
    Un abrazo.

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  22. Son una preciosidad, me encantan. Besos.

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  23. Absolutely beautiful duck.. Nice shots..
    Be care

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  24. Aren’t they the most colorful bird! These ducks are simply amazing!

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  25. Hello Bob, great birds fantastic photos of them. Well done.
    Regards,
    Roos

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  26. Olá Bob!
    Que fotografar impressionante!
    Detalhadamente belo!
    Um abracinho de luz!🌼🌷🌻
    Megy Maia🌈

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  27. Hi, Bob! I'm just in time for your Mandarin Ducks - the most charming birds created, my favourute! I have no idea how you do that but your pictures render their magic. Excellent job, thank you!
    Keep safe enjoying the final days of summer.
    Irina

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  28. Bird like a crackling painting.
    Great pictures.
    Greeting

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  29. Ohh that duck is soo great and beautiful.I remember it was here at my place many many years ago and everybody went wild to catch a glimpse of it. Very nice to see it again at your blog!Anita

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  30. The mandarin ducks have beautiful colors.
    Nicely photographed Bob.
    Greetings Tinie

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  31. I couldn't find the comments section on your latest post - and wanted to say thank you for the beautiful images.
    I hope you are well and safe.

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  32. Exquisite!

    I thought you caught a hummingbird in the shot too, but...no. 😂

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  33. I do like the green sandpiper photographs you have on a newer post, but couldn't see the comment box!

    All the best Jan

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    1. I see you've fixed this now, and I've left a comment.
      Thanks Bob.

      All the best Jan

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  34. Hi Bob!!! Great series of pictures... Congrats..

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  35. Hi Bob,
    I want to respond to the Green Sandpiper but then other responses from the mandarin duck come into the picture.
    Best regards Irma

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  36. Hi Bob.

    Beautiful pictures Bob.

    Greetings from Patricia.

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  37. Hello Bob,
    What a fantastic pictures. So nice!!

    Greetings, Marco

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  38. Lovely photos. They have left here already.

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  39. Wow!!!
    Truly beautiful pictures of these beautiful ducks.

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  40. Hi Bob,
    I am a little bit late, i had a blog-break ;-)
    Stunning images of this gorgeous duck!
    Regards,
    Maria

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