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Saturday, 7 March 2020

Mandarin Duck - Aix galericulata

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







 






31 comments:

  1. They don't look real! I think God spent a long time painting the ducks. 😊

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  2. Arguably the most spectacular duck in the world. It is breathtaking.

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  3. Nature made some wonderful peaces of art with these birds.
    Great photos as well.
    Regards,
    Roos

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  4. Beautiful, beautiful birds. Beautifully photographed. Thanks Bob.

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  5. Gorgeous and petite little bills...

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  6. What beautiful pictures of this Aix galericulata.
    The colors of this duck are really great.
    Best regards, Irma

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  7. Hi Bob.

    Beautiful photos of this beautiful duck.

    Greeting from Patricia.

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  8. Wow!!Beautiful duck!!It has been here one time in Norway,Bergen many many many years ago

    Good shoot!

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    1. Hi Anita, it is a bit long ago you've seen one.

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  9. Hello Bob.
    Wonderful those mandarin ducks, so beautiful all those colors.
    Nicely photographed !!!
    Greetings Tinie

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  10. aww....Gorgeous ducks....colorful.

    Thank you for sharing beautiful photos.

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  11. Hi Bob,
    It is a stunning bird and very handsome!
    Beautifully captured, my compliments!
    Happy week ahead,
    Regards Maria

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    1. Thanks Maria, have a beautiful week ahead.

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  12. Hola Bob,magnificas fotos del Pato mandarin,toda una belleza.Un saludo.

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  13. This bird is one of the three most beautiful birds in the world.

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  14. Hi Bob,
    They are such a beautifully marked duck that you have captured wonderfully.
    All the best
    John

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  15. Almost hard to believe those beauties are real! Absolutely Incredible! Gorgeous photos.

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  16. Wow!!! What wonderful ducks. Amazing photos.
    Have a nice and happy week

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  17. Hi Bob, beautiful mandarin ducks. I like them. Greetings Caroline

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  18. These are the colors .. beautiful photos.

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  19. Hi Bob.
    Males are very beautiful. Really gentlemen ;-)
    Good pictures.

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  20. Unos patos preciosos con un colorido increíble.
    Un abrazo,

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  21. Que maravilla de colores y fotos Bob. Son realmente hermosos. Te felicito .
    Buen martes.
    Un abrazo.

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  22. Bob - oh my goodness. Could there possible be enough adjectives to describe this duck (and by extension, your photos?) Glorious!!!

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  23. Hello Bob, beautiful photos of the gorgeous Mandarin Duck. Great post! Have a great day!

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  24. The woodpecker above is wonderful, but these ducks are incomparable! You are a great master, Bob!

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