Contact | Blog | Project Noah Facebook | Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Muscovy duck

Cairina moschata


Beautiful little hatchlings and their mom. Could someone help me ID the species.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Muscovy Duck
Cairina moschata Muscovy Duck

Sign in to suggest organism ID


namitha 7 years ago

I am really sorry, I did not change it because I was doubtful whether the species is right or not so I was waiting for a better suggestion. I did not mean any disrespect. As you [SatyenM] said, for the time being I think it is OK to finalise the ID given by Stian Waller.
To Stian Waller, I am really sorry I didn't confirm the ID, hope you understand.

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Wonderful spotting! Can you kindly update the spotting as per the ID given by Stain? Thanks in advance.

namitha 7 years ago

Hi Stian Waaler thank you so much for the ID suggestion. So, do you think that this duck is an introduced species in Inida. They look very similar but do they belong to the same species?

Spotted by

Kerala, India

Lat: 8.56, Long: 76.91

Spotted on Sep 9, 2012
Submitted on Sep 9, 2012

Related Spottings

Muscovy Duck Muscovy duck Muscovy duck Muscovy Duck

Nearby Spottings

Spotting Domestic goat Papaya/Pawpaw Black pepper