Mandarin Ducks

Had to take a quick trip to Rockhampton today to have a motorbike serviced. Saw this beautiful pair of Mandarin Ducks while we passed some time at the Rockhampton Zoo.
wow they are gorgeous. love the beautiful colours.
posted April 24th, 2012  
They are so pretty
posted April 24th, 2012  
Gorgeous ducks. Nicely captured.
posted April 24th, 2012  
Gorgeous!
posted April 24th, 2012  
Gorgeous ducks love the colours
posted April 24th, 2012  
Aren't they the most amazingly plumaged birds. Wonderful shot.
posted April 24th, 2012  
what a great pair of ducks. lovely shot and they stood still for you.
posted April 24th, 2012  
lol kind of looks like the duck I posted today... we crossed him on our walk around the lake... now I know how he's called! lol very beautiful capture!
posted April 24th, 2012  
Wow - are those colour for real? Amazing.
posted April 24th, 2012  
Sue
LOVE them!!!!
posted April 24th, 2012  
@busylady Oh yes they are! I couldn't capture the richness of the purple breast feathers. The orange plumes contrasted so vividly when the purple flashed in the light as he moved.
posted April 24th, 2012  
Beautiful. You don't often see pics of the female as well.
posted April 25th, 2012  
Lovely shot of this pretty pair.
posted April 27th, 2012  
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