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Muscovy Duck

Cairina moschata

Description:

A large duck with a bright red facial feature.

Habitat:

Native to Mexico and Central and South America. Can also be found in the United States and parts of Europe (imported).

Notes:

The muscovy duck is also known as a barbary duck, although that term is generally used to refer to a cooked muscovy duck, rather than a live one. These ducks are sometimes considered a nuisance, especially when they live in urban areas, such as the area in which I spotted these ones.

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JessicaGalarza
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JessicaGalarza

Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

Spotted on Aug 23, 2012
Submitted on Sep 4, 2012

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