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mandarin duck (Aix galericulata)


mandarin duck (Aix galericulata)
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Copyright: Siegfried Potrykus (siggi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-10-20
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/320 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-12-01 1:40
Viewed: 1677
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The mandarin duck (Aix galericulata), or just mandarin, is a perching duck species found in East Asia. It is medium-sized, at 4149 cm (1619 in) long with a 6575 cm (2630 in) wingspan. As the other member of the genus Aix, it is closely related to the North American wood duck.
(Wikipedia)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandarin_duck

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A very nice and colorful duck Siegfried.
Well done.
Thanks for sharing.

gr.Yves

Hello Siegfried,

I'm not sure whether it's Mandarin Duck's natural habitat or not. But read they were "Introduced Resident".
Quite well captured with excellent different color tone. Like the way you shown us its reflection.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards,
Srikumar

An excellent capture well focussed with good POV and colours.
TFS
navnith

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6475 W: 89 N: 15608] (65293)
  • [2015-12-01 6:32]

Hi Siggi,spectacular capture of this mandarin duck,not only the best sharpness and colors,but fantastic bright reflections too,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2015-12-01 9:41]

Hi Siegfried,
Beautiful duck,beautifully colored. Very good composition and details.
Very nice reflection in the water.
Regards Jiri.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-12-01 12:30]

Hello Sigi,
Very nice photo of this Mandarin Duck in beautiful natural colours and excellent sharpness. A special reflection. They are introduced here too.
Regards,
Peter

Hello Siggi
excellent capture of this mandarin duck, great details on the beautiful plumage, superb reflection in the water
Have a good night
Jacqueline

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