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Muscovy Duck

Cairina moschata


Large and mildly aggressive duck. This individual is part of a small group living around a golf course pond. Considered by some to be an invasive or pest species. Both males and females have the prominent red markings on the face.


Ponds, forested wetlands, lakes, streams. Native to Central America.

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Feb 24, 2012
Submitted on Feb 24, 2012

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