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Muscovy Duck My friend you said you had never seen one in flight. Now you've seen it twice Cairina moschata,Muscovy Duck Click/tap to enlarge

Muscovy Duck

My friend you said you had never seen one in flight. Now you've seen it twice

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  1. Thank you Danny, now I am sure they can indeed fly :) Posted 4 years ago

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The Muscovy duck is a large duck native to Mexico, Central, and South America. Small wild and feral breeding populations have established themselves in the United States, particularly in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas and South Florida as well as in many other parts of North America, including southern Canada. Feral Muscovy ducks are found in New Zealand, Australia, and in parts of Europe.

They are a large duck, with the males about 76 cm or 30 inches long, and weighing up.. more

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by DannyLong
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Uploaded May 26, 2014. Captured May 25, 2013 10:30.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/2.8
  • 1/800s
  • ISO220
  • 200mm