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This morning we awoke to another beautiful day, it was warm and sunny, with a fresh breeze. After a long breakfast with Ian my legs could not wait to get going again, a nice walk around the areas of Victoria which I did not get to see yet was in order. 416 more words


Pato criollo

The river has acquired a new addition, a Muscovy duck, which being partly domesticated is often seen in farmyards. They are much bigger than normal ducks and usually have a distinctive white head with red wattles around the eyes, though the plumage does vary a great deal.



Just after we had a sudden summer deluge, I drove around a corner and there he was.

Sitting in an overflowing, water filled pothole, at the side of the road. 267 more words


Going wild

Here is a red and green bird for Christmas: a male Muscovy duck. Out on errands yesterday, we saw a flock in a retention pond next to Home Depot on Route 1 in Stuart. 254 more words

haiku - true love

summer spreads her wings

moments of pleasure we steal

basking in true love

© Niki Palmer-Speechly 2016


The Mother of 8


Another muscovy duck family from my walk around Crescent Lake this summer.

They were walking down the street and got to a corner that had all of these yellow petals on the ground from the tree above. 15 more words

Bird Photography

Is it a Turkey? No, It's A Duck

Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata)

Wild Muscovies are black and white, but with breeding there are different colour varieties, from iridescent green, brown, blues and lavender plumage. 177 more words

Nature Photography