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Mandarin Ducks

A few shots of Mr & Mrs Mandarin.

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Mandarin Ducks

Here are a few shots of the super colourful mandarin duck (male and female) taken on the Wendover arm of the grand union canal.

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The Mating Game

Mr and Mrs Mandarin duck doing what comes naturally at this time of the year.

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Mandarin Ducks

Here are further shots of Mandarin ducks taken at the Grand Union Canal near Wendover, Buckinghamshire

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Mandarin duck and chicks

Here are a couple of shots of a female mandarin and her five chicks.

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Mandarin Drakes

Here are a few shots of Mandarin Drakes taken at the Grand Union Canal near Wendover, Buckinghamshire.

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Mandarin Ducks

Here are a few shots of the ever so stunning mandarin ducks taken at the Wendover arm of the Grand Union Canal.  I am still of the opinion that in years past, someone, somewhere, chose the most colourful and intricate feathers and patched them together to produce this explosion of colour.

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Down on the canal

A few pics from a Sunday afternoon stroll along the canal at Wendover, Bucks.

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Mandarin Duck

I came across this little chap during a visit to Marlow in South Buckinghamshire.  A breathtakingly sculpted and dramatically coloured duck who certainly caused quite a stir amongst the locals and visitors alike.

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