Mandarin ducks

Fujifilm Finepix SL

Sunday, September 03, 2017 1:38 PM

1/100 sec. f/6.5 139.2mm ISO 640

The Mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) is a perching duck species found in East Asia. It is medium-sized, at 41–49 cm  long with a 65–75 cm wingspan. I am very suprised to see them in South Africa as they are an exotic species. I was drawn to take this photo of the ducks because of their incredible colours and because each one looks as if it has been hand painted.

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Written by Justin Henning

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