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Muscovy Duck

Cairina moschata

Description:

Large and mildly aggressive duck. This individual is part of a small group living around a golf course pond. Considered by some to be an invasive or pest species. Both males and females have the prominent red markings on the face.

Habitat:

Ponds, forested wetlands, lakes, streams. Native to Central America.


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Florida, USA

Lat: 28.05, Long: -82.48

Spotted on Feb 24, 2012
Submitted on Feb 24, 2012

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