Male Muscovy Duck
Muscovy ducks, Cairina moschata (Anseriformes - Anatidae), are large ducks; the typical wingspan is between 137 to 154 centimeters. Males are generally larger than females.
Muscovy ducks have red, fleshy protuberances on the face. The plumage is brownish-black with iridescent green and purple dorsal plumage and with white wing patches.
These ducks are native to Mexico, Central, and South America.
Photo credit: ©Fabio Rage
Locality: Argenita, Minas Gerais, Brazil