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Description:
The average length for the Mandarin Duck is between 43-51cm, wings folded 22.1-22.6cm. They have a tail length of 10.2-10.4cm and an average bill lenth of 27.9mm. In full plumage, the Mandarin is the most beautiful of all ducks. The males have an iridescent crown extending to a long crest and chestnut cheeks.

Distribution:
China

Habitat:
Woodlands and mountain areas

Diet:
Seeds, acorns, grain, aquatic plants, insects, land snails and fish

 

Mandarin Wood Duck