A pair of Mandarin ducks decide to settle in Iceland's far north

The ducks in Húsavík.

The ducks in Húsavík. Photo/Hörður Jónasson

Locals of Húsavík, a town in North Iceland have been enjoying the sight of a pair of exotic visitors. Two male mandarin ducks have decided to move in to the town's botanical park. 

Mandarin ducks originate in East Asia but they are also a popular bird to put in European parks because of their beautiful looks. It seems that these ducks have somehow found their way to Iceland and found a fitting home. 



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