February 2011 - Muscovy Duck
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Muscovy Duck, Carina moschata
Muscovy Duck, Carina moschata
Measuring about 28 in/71 cm in length, Muscovy Duck is a fairly large duck native to Mexico and South and Central America. There are several populations of feral ones in North America. The Muscovy Duck nests in cavities of trees or nesting boxes and feeds on all sorts of aquatic life including plants, fish, invertebrates and insects.
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