Birds from El Paso Birdpark - mandarin_ducks3.jpg
Mandarin Ducks (Aix galericulata)
From: email@example.com (Martin Kramer)
Subject: Re: Birds from El Paso Birdpark - glossy_starling2.jpg
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 1999 06:18:28 GMT
Rich D wrote:
>Very nice pics. Particularly the mandarin ducks. The mandarin ducks
>I've seen before look different.
As far as I know these are ordinary mandarin ducks But part of their
wings or wing feathers was missing to prevent them escaping. That could
explain the difference. Maybe I should not post pictures of mutilated
birds, but they still looked very cute, alo because they were making
a nice couple.