Mandarin Duck

Aix galericulata - Canard mandarin

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Aix

  • Species
    :

    galericulata

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 51 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 68 à 74 cm.
  • Weight
    : 428 à 693 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Canard mandarin,
  • Pato Mandarín,
  • Pato-mandarim,
  • Mandarinente,
  • Mandarinréce,
  • Mandarijneend,
  • Anatra mandarina,
  • Mandarinand,
  • Mandarinand,
  • kačička mandarínska,
  • kachnička mandarinská,
  • Mandarinand,
  • mandariinisorsa,
  • ànec mandarí,
  • Mandarínönd,
  • mandarynka,
  • mandarīnpīle,
  • mandarinka,
  • Мандаринка,
  • オシドリ,
  • 鸳鸯,
  • เป็ดแมนดาริน,
  • 鴛鴦,

Voice song and cries

Canard mandarin
♂ adult

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)

Geographic range

Illustration

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