Mandarin-ducks sentence example
There are deer (at least five species), boars, bears, antelopes, beavers, otters, badgers, tiger-cats, marten, an inferior sable, striped squirrels, &c. Among birds there are black eagles, peregrines (largely used in hawking), and, specially protected by law, turkey bustards, three varieties of pheasants, swans, geese, common and spectacled teal, mallards, mandarin ducks white and pink ibis, cranes, storks, egrets, herons, curlews, pigeons, doves, nightjars, common and blue magpies, rooks, crows, orioles, halcyon and blue kingfishers, jays, nut-hatches, redstarts, snipe, grey shrikes, hawks, kites, &c. But, pending further observations, it is not possible to say which of the smaller birds actually breed in Korea and which only make it a halting-place in their annual migrations.
Display a painting of a pair of mandarin ducks or peach blossoms for a happy marriage.
A pair of Mandarin ducks is very beneficial to a marriage or love affair.
The two most prominent ones are a pair of Mandarin ducks or a pair of cranes.
Whatever the origin of its designation, a pair of Mandarin ducks is a long-standing symbol.Advertisement
You can find a red mystic knot tied to an amulet of two mandarin ducks carved out of jade.