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Mandarin

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“Aix Galariculata”

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The distinctive bird has the  most elaborate and ornate plumage with striking orange feathers on

 face, back and flanks.

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They were introduced from China.

They eat insects, vegetation and seeds.

They are 40 to 50 cm in length

 They have a wingspan of 67 to 75cm 

They weigh in at between 430 and 695g.

They are seen all year round.

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