Mandarin Duck • Mandarin Duck

The mandarin duck is a perching duck species native to the East Palearctic. The adult male has a red bill, large white crescent above the eye and reddish face and “whiskers”. The male’s breast is purple with two vertical white bars, and the flanks ruddy, and he has two orange “sails” at the back (large feathers that stick up like boat sails). 

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