Cairina moschata

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Synonyms for Cairina moschata

large crested wild duck of Central America and South America

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Hematological characteristics of ducks (Cairina moschata) of southeastern Nigeria.
Inheritance of reproductive traits of female common ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) in pure breeding and in inter-generic crossbreeding with Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata).
japonica), pigeon (Columba livia), duck (Cairina moschata) and goose (Anser anser), representing a 372-fold range of body mass.
As in Tolombon, remains from Cervidae were found, including a specimen of taruca (Hippocamelus antinensis), as well as rodents (undetermined) and birds (Cairina moschata).
Tres especies se ubican en el status de amenazadas: un halcon (Falco femoralis), Hylorchilus sumichastri y un colibri (Amazilia viridifrons); y dos en el estatus de peligro de extincion: un pato (Cairina moschata) y el loro cabeza amarilla (Amazona oratrix).
Aves: gaviota Larus atricilla, colibri Glaneis hirsuta, alcatraz Pelicanus occidentalis, guacamaya Ara militaris, pato criollo Cairina moschata, carpintero, canario, aguila y guiriguelo (AREVALO & MALDONADO-PACHON, 1990).
The purpose of this study was to investigate the presence and serovar identity of Salmonella, at the national level, in farmed Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata) in Trinidad and Tobago, and to compare the relative benefits of bacterial culture to those of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for use in the routine detection and surveillance of Salmonella in these ducks.
During the celebrations, and probably for the first time, millions of people learnt that such foods as hot peppers (Capsicum spp.), peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum), maize (Zea mays), and potatoes (Solanum tuberosum), and such animals as the turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), the llama (Llama glama), the `guinea pig' (Cavis porcellus) and the Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) were from the New World, gifts of the genius of Native American cultures to world civilization.
The Reserve provides habitat for more than 100 bird species, including the rare Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) and snail kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis), and the endangered wood stork (Mycteria americana).