Wild Muscovy Duck
Wild Fowl Trust, Pointe-A-Pierre
Black in colour with a prominent green tinge. Patches of white on the wings. Red warts
on the face. Two blue white bands on the face. Bills are barred black and
pink . Females are smaller and duller in colour and do not have the red warts on
the face. This species has been domesticated and among the domesticated birds wide
variations of plumage occur. their Wing Length is 400-500 mm and their weight can be up to
5 kilograms. Their voice is a harsh quack.
Family - Ducks
Other Names - Greater Wood Ducks
Latin Name - Cairina moschata
Range - Central America and northern South America
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