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Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata) User: Chris  (See all photos - 1579)
Canada (British Columbia) captive / domesticated The origin of this bird is unknown, however I'm going to assume it's an escape or release and place the Domesticated tag on this photo.
He was following a female Wood Duck for the entire time I watched him. He even made CBC News headlines in Vancouver. Either way hundreds of people were lined up to see him put on one of nature's most impressive displays.
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Date: January 12, 2019
Details: Male, Captive / Domesticated
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Location: Montreal
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The origin of this bird is unknown, however I'm going to assume it's an escape or release and place the Domesticated tag on this photo.
He was following a female Wood Duck for the entire time I watched him. He even made CBC News headlines in Vancouver. Either way hundreds of people were lined up to see him put on one of nature's most impressive displays.
· Date: January 13, 2019 · Views: 194
· Dimensions: 1600 x 1200 ·
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Brian Morin
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Registered: June 2013
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January 13, 2019 07:26

One of the most striking ducks and your capture makes him look great.
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Chris

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January 13, 2019 08:20

We were lucky to have just a bit of sun before it clouded over. I wish I knew where he came from.
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Sue
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January 15, 2019 20:55

Just amazing.Maybe it will breed with the Wood Duck.
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January 16, 2019 03:55

I guess it’s possible!
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