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.
One once-captive bird which has made its home in the wild in Northumberland is the Mandarin duck.
Two years ago the Examiner reported how a rare mandarin duck, found in China, Japan and the Far East, made his home on the park lake (pictured inset).
Gokgyo-cheon is a wild bird habitat for wintering of migratory waterfowl, including mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), spot-billed duck (Anas poecilorhyncha), Mandarin duck (Aix galericulata), and common teal (Anas crecca).
Sex ratios are significantly unbalanced among various species, such as the Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata (67.
Melanomas have been reported in the following avian species: African grey parrot, (3) thick-billed parrot (Rhynchopsitta pachyrliyncha), (4) umbrella cockatoo (Cacatua alba), (5) budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus), (6) zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata), (7) lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus), (8) muscovy (Catrina moschata) and Peking (Anas platyrhynchos) duck cross, (9) Mandarin duck (Aix galericulata), (10) combed duck (Sarkidiornis melanotos), (11) southern Bahama pintail duck (Anas bahama bahamensis), (12) red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), (13) merlin (Falco columbarius), (14) rock hopper penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome), (15,16) macaroni penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus), (13,16) and Humboldt penguin (Spheniscus humboldti).
And finally there was the "Butterfly and Mandarin Duck Party.
A male mandarin duck photographed at Kirkleatham Owl |Centre by Steve Hanley of Redcar
For singles seeking love, increase your chances of romance success by introducing enhances like bright lights, pair of Mandarin duck (male and female), Rose quartz crystals colored pink, red, ivory and brown, a pair of romantic scented candles, or image of the two peony flowers, said to be the No.
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.
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