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Feral muscovy duck

Cairina moschata


A feral muscovy duck, at Horseshoe lake, Burwood Christchurch NZ. Although the Muscovy Duck is a tropical bird (native to Mexico, Central, and South America), it adapts well to cooler climates, thriving in weather as cold as –12°C (10°F) and able to survive even colder conditions.

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Christchurch, New Zealand

Spotted on Feb 2, 2011
Submitted on Nov 19, 2012


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