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Domestic Muscovy

Cairina moschata

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Grace M.
Grace M. 4 years ago

Definitely a Muscovy Duck.

wildlifewatcher 8 years ago

Thanks Everyone for the id! First chocolate one I have ever seen! And thanks Gerardo.

Liam 8 years ago

Definitely a domestic Muscovy (Cairina moschata). There are various breeds and colors of domestic Muscovy Ducks (they even go as far as Lavender and Chocolate). Wildtype breeds are very hard to find in America.

MichaelLatham 8 years ago

Looks like a hybrid between a domestic and wild type Muscovy Duck. (Domestics are pure white

Seema 8 years ago

Hm...must be a Muscovy duck..with such a red face

LivanEscudero 8 years ago

This looks like either a domestic or feral Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Very nice photos!

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Feb 24, 2012
Submitted on Mar 2, 2012

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