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aix galericulata

  1. Outta my way!

    Outta my way!

    I got dozens of good shots of this guy that day, but I'll try not to bore you by posting them all. Just a final three today, and making sure they're all quite different poses. Here he's chasing off a Mallard who was crowding him near the seeds I'd been tossing out onto the water. When this guy...
  2. Remembering Fall colours 2

    Remembering Fall colours 2

    Back in October, our visiting Mandarin Duck was back in full plumage. His mate had already migrated southwards, and soon he would follow. I wonder where he went for the Winter. Some thought they saw him on the far side of the river by the lower falls, where the outflow from the power plant...
  3. mandarin


  4. 14-Canard mandarin Aix galericulata Mandarin Duck- 23 mai 2014.jpg

    14-Canard mandarin Aix galericulata Mandarin Duck- 23 mai 2014.jpg

    Canard mandarin - Aix galericulata - Mandarin Duck
  5. Mandarin (F)

    Mandarin (F)

    Mandarin (F) at Yarrow Valley Park Lancashire 22/07/2020.
  6. Mandarin Duck

    Mandarin Duck

    Just off to Gluepot, a Birds SA reserve, for a couple of days, back on line on Thursday.
  7. Mandarin ducks

    Mandarin ducks

    Mandarin Drake posing for a female in the morning sun
  8. Autumn at the lake 3

    Autumn at the lake 3

  9. Mandarin


  10. Do you reckon he can see us?

    Do you reckon he can see us?

    Mandarin ducks in the treetops.
  11. Mandarin Duck

    Mandarin Duck

  12. Who's a pretty boy?

    Who's a pretty boy?

    I should have entered this in the Camouflaged birds competition ;)
  13. Time to Reflect on 2012

    Time to Reflect on 2012

    Whatever you feel about non native species, these are always great to shoot
  14. Looking Good

    Looking Good

    Considering it was dull and snowy and I was shooting at 1600iso this bird brightens up the dullest of days
  15. Mirror mirror on the lake, who is cutest of us all?

    Mirror mirror on the lake, who is cutest of us all?

  16. 2 lovely mandarin pairs

    2 lovely mandarin pairs

  17. Just one little kisssss!!!!!

    Just one little kisssss!!!!!

    Some Valentine spirit also :)
  18. Mandarin


    Another from a sunnier day recently, its so dark, wet n grey today which is a shame
  19. Mandarin Drake

    Mandarin Drake

    In eclipse plumage
  20. Mandarin Duck

    Mandarin Duck

    Out with my daughter and the dog in the park and took a few snaps of the Mandarin Ducks in the wildlife pond, shame the drakes are in eclipse
  21. Mandarin Female

    Mandarin Female

  22. Mandarin Duck

    Mandarin Duck

  23. Mandarin Duck

    Mandarin Duck

  24. Mandarin Duck

    Mandarin Duck

  25. Mandarin Duck

    Mandarin Duck

    Saw this bird onthe banks of the River Torrens in the heart of Adelaide. It is a male bird.