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Sydney Opera House
Silence
Horshoe Bend
Flame
Old Pier Sunset
Stretching up!
Grand Mosque
Cinema Capitol Madrid
The sadness of an old Woman
Hmyaw Daw Temple
Bajao Kids of Mabul Islands
A Mandarin Duck.
Helping Mom
A beautiful Jasmine flower. Camera : Canon 80D
Oh, Happy Dog!
A Raindrop-Saturated Rose in Autumn
Pollen on a pink and yellow Hibiscus in September
Wood Duck in Autumn Gold
The Hungry Zebra
Gaillardia in Glacier
A camouflaged mollusca
Aspen Trees
Aerial Darwin
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A Mandarin Duck.

A Mandarin Duck has been photographed here. The mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) 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. It is closely related to the North American wood duck, the only other member of the genus Aix. Aix is an Ancient Greek word used by Aristotle to refer to an unknown diving bird, and galericulata is the Latin for a wig, derived from galerum, a cap or bonnet.

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Kolkata, India
Member since 2017
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Copyright:
© Prithu Bhattacharyya.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Oct. 16, 2017, 6:25 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7000
Focal Length: 130mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f4.2
ISO: ISO720
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PHOTO LOCATION Bhuvaneshwar, India