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The Muscovy is easily identified by the caruncle, red in color, covering the cheeks, extending behind the eyes, and swollen at the root of the bill.   844 more words

19th Century Food

Baby Muscovy Ducks!

Lake Ella is Muscovy Duck “Central” in Tallahassee; there’s 20-30 pairs of this non-native duck at the lake. Muscovy Ducks are native to Central and South America. 64 more words


Another baby duck family in the neighborhood.

More muscovy baby ducks in my neighborhood pond.  This has been a busy spring with more duck families than I’ve ever seen in the 13 years we’ve lived here.   42 more words

Bird Photography

Odds and Ends... - Muscovy Duck

“There are times when a  happy duck can really inspire you for a happy smile!”

Muscovy Duck

© HJ Ruiz

Muscovy Duck and other dark birds

I met a woman in the park who told me that she saw a larger than usual black duck. Over the bridge I found it. Then I found a willy wagtail and a grey fantail.


I think I ate one of its relatives

When I left Texas A&M University in May 1977, I was three hours short of graduation . The required course I needed in Forestry was offered only once every two years, and I had missed it the first time because I didn’t realize that it was only offered biannually. 282 more words