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Mandarin Duck and Wood Duck

Posted by David Mundy on March 6, 2019 at 9:55 am
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The resident Mandarin drake on Burnaby Lake (Burnaby, BC, Canada) has attracted a Wood Duck mate. Although seemingly a serious pairing between these closely related species (both members of the genus Aix), no hybrid is possible. Photographed on 27 February 2019 with a Nikon Coolpix P900.