Mandarin Duck

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Scientific Name


6-7 years

16-20 inches

Average Weight
1-1.12 lbs

Group Name

Name of Young

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Did you know?

  • These colorful ducks are from eastern Asia and can be found in China, parts of Russia, as well as Japan. There are also feral populations in other places resulting from ducks escaping captivity and surviving in the wild.
  • Mandarin ducks are sexually dimorphic meaning males and females have different physical features. The males of this species are more colorful and have a crest of feathers on their heads.
  • They are perching ducks; they have a build better suited to walking on land than other ducks and will perch in trees.

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