Muscovy Duck

Cairina moschata

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

MUDU

Code 6

CAIMOS

ITIS

HEAD

Muscovy Duck Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Brown with some yellow flecks.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Muscovy Duck Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 64-89 cm (25-35 in)
  • Weight: 2902 g (102.4 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Black with green metallic gloss.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Muscovy Duck Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong direct labored flight
  • Wingspan Range: 137-152 cm (54-60 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Black
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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