- Cairina moschata
- White in the wings
- Long talons on feet
- Wide flat tail
- Bare red face with a caruncle at the base of the bill
- Low erectile crest of feathers
Forested swamps, lakes and streams.
8-16 white eggs are laid, usually in a tree hole or hollow, and are incubated for 35 days.
Includes plant material obtained by grazing or dabbling in shallow water, and some small vertebrates and insects.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Muscovy Duck. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 26 September 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Muscovy_Duck
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