mandarin duck (Aix galericulata)
|Copyright: Siegfried Potrykus (siggi)
|Date Taken: 2015-10-20|
|Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II|
|Exposure: f/10.0, 1/320 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2015-12-01 1:40|
|[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 41–49 cm (16–19 in) long with a 65–75 cm (26–30 in) wingspan. As the other member of the genus Aix, it is closely related to the North American wood duck.|
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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,
An excellent capture well focussed with good POV and colours.
- [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
- [2015-12-01 9:41]
Beautiful duck,beautifully colored. Very good composition and details.
Very nice reflection in the water.
- [2015-12-01 12:30]
Very nice photo of this Mandarin Duck in beautiful natural colours and excellent sharpness. A special reflection. They are introduced here too.
excellent capture of this mandarin duck, great details on the beautiful plumage, superb reflection in the water
Have a good night