Out of all the beautiful birds on Planet Earth, eagles are probably the coolest, hummingbirds are the most amusing, but when it comes to cuteness, we vote for ducks! They’re fluffy. They’re cuddly. They’ll brighten up even the darkest of days.

To put a smile on your face on this cold and blustery Autumn day, we here at Bored Panda have compiled a list of cute photos of the most adorable ducks we found. We hope you’ll enjoy yourself, so scroll down and upvote the quackos that you liked, and be sure to share this post with your friends who are in need of some cuddly cuteness in their lives. Let us know in the comments which of these cute birds was your favorite and why.

When you’re done with this list, check out Bored Panda’s posts about Petunia, the rescued pet duck, as well as how a kind duck retrieved a little boy’s slipper that fell down a hill.

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

This is adorable

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BusLady
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1 year ago

I'll always remember you, Jack.

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BusLady
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1 year ago

We'll protect each other.

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Ducks are so ubiquitous in our lives that we barely even notice them, like pigeons, cats, dogs, or our friendly neighborhood pack of cheetahs. However, the more you learn about ducks, the more fascinating they become. Then you realize, that even an ordinary bird like a duck can be extraordinary when you give it a little bit of extra attention.

Bored Panda reached out to the incredibly popular Ducks account on Twitter to hear more about these amazing birds.

"My community loves ducks. It was started because I love adorable animals and saw that domestic ducks were starting to become lovable pets so I decided to make an account. My mission is to make people smile!" the creator and moderator of the wholesome picture page told us.

"I think that they are unique and beautiful. They are very innocent looking. The can also be funny. Perfect mixture of cute and funny," the creator of the Ducks Twitter page said.

They added this fun fact about ducks: "They can also live in salt water."

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DforDorothy
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1 year ago

Run duckling,run! 🐥

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

warm snuggles

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A B C
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1 year ago

I guess shipping ain't easy when you're a single mom of a dozen :'D

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There are species of ducks all over the world, on every continent, except for Antarctica. What’s incredibly cool is that adult males are called drakes, which evokes all kinds of mythological associations.

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varwenea
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1 year ago

My goodness, what a gorgeous duck!

Dani
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1 year ago

Yes, they are called Mandarin and if you ever see one in real life, their feathers have a really pretty, multi-colored sheen to them.

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Hans
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1 year ago

This bird has more style than I do.

Evgeniya Khon
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1 year ago

Looks like a painting that came to life!

MagicalUnicorn
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1 year ago

wow, that's lady gaga of ducks

Signe Manat Hansen
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1 year ago

Mandarin ducks are so beautiful

Ma Jonalyn Montero
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1 year ago

"If you've got it, flaunt it!"

My O My
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1 year ago

I'm the duck of the world!

Dr.Maya Rao
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1 year ago

If they are as colourful as this, they deserve to be called "Drake" or even "Romeo".

John
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1 year ago

You can't fool me, that's a Pokemon not a duck.

Gina Vigil
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1 year ago

🌸 Now that's a beautiful Duck. 💯

Claire Sylvester
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1 year ago

"Look at me. I'm FABULOUS darlings"

6two nerd
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1 year ago

"And there's the flasher that lives next door"

Foxxy
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1 year ago

Beautiful colouring.

berrybobmc
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1 year ago

Titanic...

Vicki Wizard
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1 year ago

God's artwork, for sure!!

Imina Ekhaese
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1 year ago

what kind of duck is this?

glowworm2
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1 year ago

That's a mandarin duck. They are gorgeous.

Some weird random kid who has a bill
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6 months ago

wow

Matthew Chapman
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1 year ago

You get these in the U.K. but I'm not sure why

Nancy Bernard
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1 year ago

Wonder if this is what is called a Wood Duck? Whatever, it is absolutely gorgeous, those colors are beautiful and makes this duck look like a Wooden Duck because he is too beautiful to be real!

Leslie Stanick
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1 year ago

Gorgeous!

sharron lynn parsons
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1 year ago

Unable to recall the name, but oh so beautiful !!!

backatya
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Sandy Kavanaugh
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1 year ago

Who doesn't love Mandarins?!

Viv Hart
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1 year ago

Many of the brightly coloured ducks are wild species

Virginia Hammond
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Warren Eakins
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1 year ago

Amazingly beautiful.

Cat Anderson
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1 year ago

so colorful

Johanna-Nicollette Kidd
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1 year ago

Colourful charter

Chris Scheri
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1 year ago

WOW! Never seen a duck like this before!

Virginia Monahan
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1 year ago

Glorious colours.....................!

Mick Perger
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1 year ago

Hi, I found a prick on Facebook that actually shoots these for sport...and he's proud of it...

Susann Campbell
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1 year ago

A printed out of a duck was colored by a small child in Sunday School. God saw that was really good and beautiful, so this duck was created for everyone to see.

OTTER
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1 year ago

WOW!! Talk about mother nature’s beauty!!! What brilliant colors!!!

Susi Moffitt
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1 year ago

Stunning good looks!

Yolanda Alexander
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Susan L. Miller
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1 year ago

Nature went wild with her paintbox!

Carole Anderson
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Marie Collins
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1 year ago

Absolutely beautiful duck!!

Sandy Chapman
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1 year ago

Mandarin duck? Gorgeous!

c Fuller
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1 year ago

Correction: I spelled Moscovy and Good old apple corrected it to miscopy

c Fuller
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1 year ago

My favorite ducks. Mom went to China many years ago. Before she left she asked if I wanted anything. I told her anything with a duck on it, as mom had a pet miscopy duck when she was a child, and I just love any other species than humans. She brought me back this wonderful wooden Wood duck painted the most lovely colors. I treasure it. I would put it on the dash of my truck since I spent so much time behind the wheel, and called it my Truck Duck!

Jo B. Ventura Gurule
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1 year ago

Wow!!!

nala simba
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1 year ago

That duck is flashing! Where's his Mac?

Joyce Buckley
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1 year ago

God's palette!

Birma Gustafsson
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1 year ago

The Mandarin duck is so beautiful, and it knows it!

Conley Knowles
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1 year ago

Rainbow 🦆

Stan Brooks
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1 year ago

I thought it was a sculpture of some sort at first.

Nope
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1 year ago

Mandarin Duck, if I'm not mistaken

Bunny
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1 year ago

Wow, beautiful!

Brooke
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1 year ago

Poof head mode activated

Shirley Richard
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1 year ago

There was one that showed up in Central Park a year ago. He was kinda a jerk. Not kidding.

Food Gurl
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1 year ago

the hottest duck

Jessica
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1 year ago

magnificent !!!

Perfumista Perfumista
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1 year ago

One turned up in Central Park last year. Gorgeous!

Chantal Hobbelen
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1 year ago

That is one gorgeous looking duck

Teri Donovan
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1 year ago

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/03/nyregion/hot-duck-mandarin-central-park.html

Lois Grossman
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1 year ago

Gorgeous

Devyn Nagy
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1 year ago

Oh pretty!

Michelle Chevalier
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1 year ago

Beautiful!

juice
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1 year ago

look at that David Tennant-worthy hair

Andres Tejeda
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1 year ago

Beautiful mandarin ducks

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Molly Universe
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1 year ago

:3 AAAA I WANNA CUDDLE IT

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Ellen
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1 year ago

Beautiful senior cuties

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The biology of ducks is nothing to laugh at: their feathers are so waterproof that the down next to their skin remains dry even when they dive underwater. What’s more, baby ducks are able to swim right after their down dries after hatching. That is just fascinatingly cute.

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kasa alex
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1 year ago

Oh god, stop with this cuteness overload, oh my

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Rosie Hamilton
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1 year ago

Super extra-fuzzy! 😍

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SacredPistachio
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1 year ago

The golden goose.

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Another interesting fact about ducks is that most species of this bird find a new mate each breeding season. That’s like having a new wife or husband each year. Ducks aren’t as picky about food as human toddlers: they’ll gladly eat almost anything, from grass and insects to fish and fruit.

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My O My
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1 year ago

Hullo up there

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Hans
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1 year ago

Finally a duckface that I like.

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Koala King
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1 year ago

Massive ice cream scoop :3

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Though we’re used to thinking that ducks go ‘quack, there aren’t many duck species who say that. Most male ducks are the silent type, but those that ‘speak’ usually growl, grunt, groan, squeak, whistle, or bray. Furthermore, female ducks are much bigger fans of ‘talking’ than their male counterparts. We hope that after reading these facts you’ll agree that ducks truly are amazing creatures. And cute too.

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

But I don't want to go to sle..........zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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Ellen
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1 year ago

I am pretty, oh so pretty!

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Virgil Blue
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1 year ago

"So this floor actually IS slippery when wet."

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Koala King
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1 year ago

Love the little afro

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

cyoot, a big bunch of fluffiness.

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Koala King
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1 year ago

Roses are red, violets are blue, I have a baby chick, he will poo on you (only came to mind sorry)

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Zain Black
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1 year ago

it looks like a toy honestly <3

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Mate768
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1 year ago

Splish splash!

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wisdom evee
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1 year ago

eating my greens

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Tanja
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1 year ago

now you're trapped until he wakes up...

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A B C
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1 year ago

Toe beans! Oh no, wait...

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

The best kind of visitors!

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Hans
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1 year ago

The original duckface!

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Molly Universe
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1 year ago (edited)

Floofs on Peeps

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SacredPistachio
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1 year ago (edited)

Your ducklivery has arrived!

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

What an Instagram model!

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ADHORTATOR
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1 year ago

Hey what the duck are you doing to me?!

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

Why is this duck prettier and more photogenic than me

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

He's got a fancy hat! I love it!

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Silverfish_13
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1 year ago

Looks like a Vine screenshot

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