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Mandarin duck

Observed: 24th May 2013 By: jeltjejeltje’s reputation in Birdsjeltje’s reputation in Birdsjeltje’s reputation in Birds
colourful duck
Description:

Medium sized colourful duck.Unfortunately I only managed a back view photo.Couldn't see the purple breast with 2 white vertical lines,but the large white crescent above the eye plus the reddish-brown face and "whiskers" is diagnostic for the male Mandarin duck.Found wandering in the farm garden adjacent to a small river.

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