Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata) - HBW 1, p. 594

French: Canard musqué German: Moschusente Spanish: Pato Criollo
Other common names: Muscovy, Musky, Musk Duck(!)

Taxonomy: Anas moschata Linnaeus, 1758, India = Brazil.
Recently included in tribe Anatini by some authors. Monotypic.

Distribution: Tropical America from Mexico S to E Peru and N Uruguay.