Our Birds

Mandarin Duck

Conservation status


Life span

06-10 Years

Body size

41–49 cm (16–19 in) Long with a 65–75 cm (26–30 in) Wingspan

Native habitat

Eastern Russia, Lowland Eastern China and Southern Japan


Plants, Seeds, Snails, Insects and Small Fishes


Mainly found in pairs or singly, but will gather in larger flocks over the winter; perches readily in trees over water.

Male very ornate with big orangey "sail fins" on the back, streaked orangey cheeks, and a small red bill with a whitish tip. Female has narrow white spectacles on shaggy gray head, bold pale dappled spots along flanks, and pale bill tip. Small exotic-looking duck found at lakes and parks, usually with nearby trees. Native to East Asia, but has established feral populations throughout Western Europe.

At Bird Park Islamabad, you will be able to see their growth and true beauty in their natural environment and get to know up close how beautiful they are. We invite all of the birds lover to visit our bird aviary which is the third largest bird aviary in the world and see and enjoy it in its natural environment.

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