Cairina moschata


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Related to Cairina moschata: muscovy duck
  • noun

Synonyms for Cairina moschata

large crested wild duck of Central America and South America

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Muscovy duck Cairina moschata Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Greater scaup Aythya marila Tufted duck Aythya fuligula Common merganser Mergus merganser Smew Mergus albellus Falconiformes Common buzzard Buteo buteo Rough-legged hawk Buteo lagopus Peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus Galliformes Common peafowl Pavo cristatus Domestic chicken Gallus gallus Charadriiformes (herring gull) Larus argentatus Strigiformes (eagle owl) Bubo bubo Passeriformes (Eurasian magpie) Pica pica All birds No.
The distribution of the Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata extends from southern Texas (Hidalgo, Starr and Zapata counties), and northeastern and central Mexico, south through Central America and South America to northern Argentina and southern Bolivia (Leopold 1959; Gomez-Dallmeier & Cringan 1989; Howell & Webb 1995; TOS 1995).
Entwicklung der Herztatigkeit im letzten Drittel der Embryonalentwicklung der Moschusente Cairina moschata.