Tagged: Mandarin ducks

Mandarin duck family taken as part of the 30 days wild challenge with the Wildlife Trusts 0

#30DaysWild – Day 7 – Mandarin Duck Family

I’ve had a busy day but really wanted to share this lovely family of Mandarin ducks with you. They breed at the same location, Waggoners Wells near Grayshot, Surrey, every year and I’m so excited to see that this year they have six healthy ducklings. It was a really gloomy day hence the photos aren’t too hot but it gives you an image of the whole family – except Daddy Duck, who was nowhere to be seen. I spotted the Mandarins just after they’d finished their feed time and needed a rest. Once they get on the water they are...