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mandarin duck (Aix galericulata)
Subject: mandarin duck (Aix galericulata)
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Aix galericulata - 1700-1880 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ17600323.jpg
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mandarin duck (Aix galericulata)

Aix galericulata
Date 1700-1880
Source/Photographer Iconographia Zoologica

The mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) is a perching duck species found in East Asia. Aix is an Ancient Greek word used by Aristotle to refer to an unknown diving bird, and galericulata is the Latin for a wig, derived from galerum, a cap or bonnet.

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