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Thursday, 4 April 2019

Mandarin Duck male - Aix galericulata

Photographed swimming on Cannop Ponds, Stone Works, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GB.









34 comments:

  1. Hola Bob,una magnificas y bellas fotografias de este pato Mandarin toda una belleza.Un saludo.

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  2. Hi Bob,
    You have managed some superb images of the male Mandarin, a duck that most certainly has the WOW factor.
    All the best, John

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    1. Hi John
      Yes, he has the WOW factor, thanks.

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  3. Bob, your photos are just wonderful!

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  4. Great photos. One of the most beautiful bird in the world.

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  5. I love that bird. So beautiful.

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  6. Wonderful pictures Bob, this duck, in nuptial, is very very beautiful.
    I like very much.

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  7. Wow Bob, these photographs are simply stunning.
    A beautiful or should I say handsome duck.

    I liked your music choice too.

    All the best Jan

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  8. these ducks have amazing colours ! the photos are outstanding

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  9. Such an amazing bird that I will probably never see.
    Huge thanks Bob.

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    1. I am amazed that you that in Zoo type in Australia EC.

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  10. Is there another critter on earth as striking as a mandarin duck? Beautiful captures.

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  11. This most be the most beautiful coloured duck Bob and great shots of it

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  12. Hi Bob.

    Colorful Duck.
    Very nice.

    Greeting from Patricia.

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  13. Hello, Bob! The Mandaring duck is a beauty! Great series of photos. Happy Friday, I hope your day and weekend is great!

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  14. Mother was on a freak when she came up with these guys.

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  15. You have beautifully photographed these mandarin ducks Bob.
    Beautiful in color and sharp.
    Have a great weekend, greetings Tinie

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  16. Hello Bob
    very nice observation, that was worth it
    great photos
    Greetings Frank

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  17. He's spectacular - and I suspect he knows it! My very best wishes - - - Richard

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  18. He is gorgeous, Bob!
    Great shots!
    Happy weekend,
    Maria

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  19. the duck so unique and colorful....
    have a great day

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  20. Magnificent creature, those colours are just dead gorgeous.

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  21. My friend Bob,

    These photos bring my thought to the 'lake of beauty".
    And your thoughts, before and after the act, can give me new thoughts for better Poetry.
    Thank you.
    Yannis Politopoulos

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  22. Uno de los patos mar hermosos perrfectamente fotografiado.
    Un abrazo,

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  23. WOW WOW !!! Maybe THEY are the most beautiful of all ducks! What do you thin Bob? :-)

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  24. One truly stunning bird. Lovely photos Bob.

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  25. Great photos, such a handsome duck

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