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Oriental duck

Oriental duck
Photo Information
Copyright: Olgierd Rozycki (rolesox) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 173] (1940)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-11-07
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 100D, Canon Zoom Lens EF 75-300mm, Marumi 58 mm MC-UV
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/2000 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-11-07 11:55
Viewed: 1147
Points: 3
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The adult male of the Mandarin duck. This picture was taken at Uroczysko lakelet in Szcze-cin.
The Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata), or just Mandarin, is a medium-sized, East Asian perching duck, closely related to the North American Wood Duck. It is 41–49 cm long with a 65–75 cm wingspan. The species was once widespread in eastern Asia, but large-scale exports and the destruction of its forest habitat have reduced populations in eastern Russia and in China to below 1,000 pairs in each country; Japan, however, is thought to still hold some 5,000 pairs. Specimens frequently escape from collections, and in the 20th century a large feral population was established in Great Britain; more recently small numbers have bred in Ireland, concentrated in the parks of Dublin. There are now about 7000 in Britain, and other populations on the European continent, the largest in the region of Berlin. Isolated popula-tions exist in the United States. The town of Black Mountain, North Carolina has a limited population.
PL – kaczka mandarynka. Samiec tego gatunku jest bardzo jaskrawo ubarwiony. Mandarynki zamieszkują dorzecze Amuru, Sachalin, Japonię, Mandżurię i wschodnie Chiny. Zimują w Japonii i południowo-wschodnich Chinach. W Europie gatunek hodowany od XVIII wieku, jako ptak ozdobny. Zbiegłe z hodowli osobniki tworzą utrzymujące się, osiadłe populacje, głównie w dużych miastach. Mandarynka jest spotykana również w Polsce.

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Hi Olgierd!
A very nice shot of this colorful duck but its a pity that cropping is too tight. I hope that next time you will consider this to make your shots look beautiful.
TFS and Regards,

Hi Olgierd!
Hi Olgierd!
照的創意 很漂亮的鴨子
顏色鮮豔華麗 動作很有趣味
構圖美麗 背景深遂

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