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Young Mandarin

By Glostopcat  
A young mandarin duck taken yesterday at Cannop Ponds in the Forest of Dean on a day out with fellow epzer Gary D.

Tags: Duckling Forest of dean June Mandarin duck Chick Glos Wildlife and nature Cannop ponds

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7 Jun 2011 5:54PM
Cute little devil, nice shots Ed.


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CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
7 Jun 2011 6:03PM
It's hard to believe that that little ball of fluff is going to grow up into such a stunning brightly coloured bird. Lovely captures, Ed. Carol
Briwooly Plus
11 452 5 England
7 Jun 2011 6:14PM
Got a big Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh in our house

Oh so cute, V1 for me today.
7 Jun 2011 6:21PM
V1 is soooo sweet ...
V1 for meSmile, all the shots are adorable
gary_d Plus
9 576 13 Wales
7 Jun 2011 6:46PM
This is a great set Ed and all the more enjoyable as I saw them myself, thanks for a great day yesterday, after I dropped you off I went back to the side of the road where we saw the blue tit and managed to get five different birds, I stayed there for two hours. - gary
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2011 6:49PM
this duckling has a very short beak, then I read your intro and realise its a mandarin I would not have guessed, will get his fab colours as he grows older then
7 Jun 2011 7:06PM
What lovely set of images,All very beautiful indeed,well done.
awww beautiful cute images Ed !!!

Nikki !
JackieB Plus
6 18 3 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2011 7:26PM
Never seen a Mandarin chick before and they are so cute. Great set of images

EAS Plus
7 1 13 Scotland
7 Jun 2011 7:37PM
V1, totally adoreable! What a change in plumage lies ahead!

NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
7 Jun 2011 7:49PM
Never seen one ,young ,before ,lovely .
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
7 Jun 2011 9:10PM
Lovely set Ed - I have never seen a chick of a Mandarin before.
7 Jun 2011 9:19PM
lovely little fellow
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
7 Jun 2011 9:47PM
A beautiful set Ed. Would be interesting to see them as they get their colour.............Sandy
mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
7 Jun 2011 10:32PM
Good shots of the young un Ed.
Full of fluffy detail !!
gingerdelight Plus
10 298 11 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2011 10:58PM
Oh isn't it cute!! Lovely images!
7 Jun 2011 11:29PM
A fine set Ed, must say I've never seen a chick either,
8 Jun 2011 12:44AM
Cute little thing, wonderful close ups Ed. Gary
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
8 Jun 2011 6:39AM
Many thanks for all your c&c's they are greatly appreciated, Ed
franfoto Plus
9 2 32 England
8 Jun 2011 6:17PM
Looks like a totally different species when they are so young but stunningly colourful in adulthood.
he looks soft enough to cuddle though Lol

8 Jun 2011 10:50PM
'What a fluffy little Mandarin Duck.' Three excellent captures, here with superb color & details

Regards...Peter Wink
9 Jun 2011 1:37AM
Beautiful images, Ed of a very cute Mandarin chick. Beautifully capturedSmile Never seen one before, eitherGrin
Take care,

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