Muscovy Ducks photographed in Margate, near Fort Lauderdale on the east coast of Florida in 21 March 2011.  These  were taken at the side of a canal.

The Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata) is a large duck which is native to Mexico and Central and South America. A small wild population reaches into the United States in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. There also are feral breeding populations in North America in and around public parks in nearly every state of the USA and in the Canadian provinces; feral populations also exist in Europe.  Information taken from  Wikipedia.

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