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Muscovy duck

Cairina moschata

Description:

Large duck, showing red wattles around the bill. The adult has usually a white neck, a black back with some glossy green feathers. Ducklings are buff and yellow. This individual is definitely a juvenile, turning from buff plumage to the typical black and white.

Habitat:

Native from Central and South America, this duck has been domesticated and spread worldwide Feral populations have been reported in North America, Europe and new Zealand..

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Boudou, Midi-Pyrénées, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Jun 27, 2012
Submitted on Dec 8, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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