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Muscovy Duck

Cairina moschata


Muscovy Duck sitting on a clutch of eggs


Suburban South Florida Community


This Muscovy duck, while an introduced species was living and thriving in a South Florida community. There were whole family and flocks of them living as wild animals. This one was sitting on a nice clutch of eggs on a makeshift nest in a planting box at a local bank. A canal ran nearby that these ducks frequented often.

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1 Comment

Atul 8 years ago

great pic especially the nest and the eggs
good to look at the nesting site

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Margate, Florida, USA

Lat: 26.24, Long: -80.21

Spotted on Nov 4, 2009
Submitted on Aug 4, 2011

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