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Muscovy Duck

Cairina moschata


Muscovy ducks appear brownish-black with green and purple dorsal plumage and white wing patches. They mainly silent, but the male Muscovy ducks produces a low hiss sound while the female Muscovy ducks produces a short, weak "quack."


Muscovy ducks are naive to Mexico, Central and South America. The are also found in small populations in the southern regions of Texas.

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Faye T
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Faye T

Houston, Texas, USA

Spotted on May 19, 2014
Submitted on May 29, 2014

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