mandarin duck


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mandarin duck

n.
An Asian duck (Aix galericulata) having brightly colored plumage and a crested head.

mandarin duck

n
(Animals) an Asian duck, Aix galericulata, the male of which has a brightly coloured and patterned plumage and crest

man′darin duck′


n.
a crested Asian duck, Aix galericulata, having variegated purple, green, chestnut, and white plumage.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mandarin duck - showy crested Asiatic duckmandarin duck - showy crested Asiatic duck; often domesticated
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
Aix, genus Aix - wood duck and mandarin duck
Translations
kachnička mandarinská
References in classic literature ?
Through them the symbols of the mandarin duck and drake, the one-winged birds, the tree whose boughs are interwoven, are revealed.
Subtype H5N1 viruses were found in various bird species (mallard, Baikal teal, mandarin duck, whooper swan, and Eurasian eagle owl) in places such as migratory bird habitats and nearby hills (Figure 1, panel A).
Small feral populations of the Wood Duck have temporarily established in this country in the past but are not considered to be selfsustaining in the fashion of the closely-related Mandarin Duck.
The wrap-up includes a brief discussion of non-established introduced species, including accounts for Mute Swan (Cygnus olor), Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata), American Black Duck (Anas rubripes), Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus), and eight species of hypothetical occurrence.
An integrated rail control system for Ningmei Mandarin Duck Lake Diggings
Visitors to Crow Nest Park have been in a ap over the Mandarin duck which has landed on the newly-refurbished park lake.
A male mandarin duck photographed at Kirkleatham Owl |Centre by Steve Hanley of Redcar
ANIMAL-LOVER Wendy Crowther has turned matchmaker - for a rare Mandarin duck.
At RSPB Conwy, Cetti's warbler and mandarin duck were joined by a firecrest, almost a year since one stayed for two months.
By contrast, during 2010-2011, many cases occurred in various wild birds such as the Eurasian eagle owl, mandarin duck, Baikal teal duck, mallard duck, whooper swan, spot-billed duck, sparrow hawk, common kestrel, and white-fronted goose, as well as in poultry.
The Facebook page was created on January 1 with the opening post saying: "Hi I'm the Gresford Mandarin Duck.
FOOD) Highlights of a trip to Hawaii include a family-run Filipino restaurant known for its lechon special and pork-adobo fried rice; and a tiny cafe in Kailua that serves red-curry fish and Mandarin duck confit.