You had to know by now that I love photographing birds and zoos have birds...
What a regal bird!!!
I can't deny their beauty, but I still prefer this bird in full color.
I will say, however, that the v-shaped feathers at the end of their "trail" are far more visible.
He seemed to think he was paired with this female. They were pretty cute together; but unless she is albino, I don't think she is a Mandarin.
Eurasian Eagle Owl
And there you have it! God's creation never ceases to amaze me.