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He’s back! It’s been 2.5 years since I last saw this male Mandarin duck (Aix galericulata), so I was delighted to spot him again yesterday. ๐Ÿ™‚

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38 responses

  1. Oh, my God! Beautiful! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ

    March 13, 2016 at 6:58 PM

  2. Unbelievable pallet of vibrant colors. Can’t be real! Great shots.

    March 13, 2016 at 7:19 PM

  3. Incredible images.

    March 13, 2016 at 7:28 PM

  4. He is beautiful

    March 13, 2016 at 8:20 PM

  5. Beautiful photographs!

    March 13, 2016 at 10:43 PM

  6. Oh my, adorable!

    March 13, 2016 at 11:23 PM

  7. You captured the rainbow of our feathered friends

    March 14, 2016 at 12:18 AM

  8. Birds are not really my thing but it would be fun to see one of these.

    March 14, 2016 at 1:43 AM

    • They’re gorgeous, Kevin! A woman that passed by when I was photographing asked me if I put a plastic duck in the canal. Really! Even after I told her it was a real duck she didn’t seem to believe me.

      March 24, 2016 at 5:47 PM

      • That’s awesome! You totally should have messed with her. To,d her to come back next week for fake eagles.

        March 24, 2016 at 6:09 PM

  9. Nice work. It would be hard to make up those colours if you’d never seen one.

    March 14, 2016 at 4:09 AM

  10. Ingrid Lindstedt

    Har aldrig sett en mandarinanka fรถrut. Fรคrggrann o kul man kan nรคstan tro att det รคr en leksaksanka.

    March 14, 2016 at 2:56 PM

    • Hej Ingrid! Ja dom ser nรคstan overkliga ut. Sรฅ otroligt fรคrgglada och sรถta. ๐Ÿ™‚

      March 24, 2016 at 5:49 PM

  11. And what fabulous colours he has

    March 14, 2016 at 5:43 PM

  12. Very colourful – I love the colours in the water too!!โ™ฅ

    March 14, 2016 at 7:48 PM

    • Thanks Suzy, yes I liked the reflections as well. ๐Ÿ™‚

      March 24, 2016 at 5:54 PM

  13. E.J.L. Gotlieb

    SUPER!! A little miracle!

    Sent from my iPad

    >

    March 14, 2016 at 9:44 PM

  14. Beautiful bird! Lovely reflections! ๐Ÿ™‚

    March 16, 2016 at 4:57 PM

  15. He’s a very handsome chap Camilia, beautifully photographed as ever!

    March 28, 2016 at 7:23 AM

  16. They are SO crazy, aren’t they? Great shots!

    April 3, 2016 at 3:08 AM

  17. Such a long time not seeing your friend, and you do him great justice with these shots…beautiful.

    April 3, 2016 at 8:18 AM

  18. Beautiful bird, Camilla.
    Blessings ~ Wendy

    June 24, 2016 at 6:45 PM

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