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|Latin: Cairina moschata|
Average length: M 31", F 23.6"
Average weight: M 7.72 lbs., F 3.86 lbs.
Description: Muscovy ducks are brownish-black in coloration, with iridescent green and purple dorsal plumage and white wing patches. The legs and feet are grayish-black and the iris is yellowish-brown. Males and females are similar in appearance, but males are nearly twice as large as females. In addition, males have a patch of bare black skin surrounded by pinkish-red caruncles (fleshy outgrowths) which extends from the back of the eye to the bill. Although relatively silent, the male produces a low hissing sound and the female has a short, weak "quack."
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Hello Raimundo, my neighbour today.
very well captured pic with lot of detail and good natural colour.
TFS and best wishes,
Great color contrast and nice simple composition, but the image lacks sharpness, unfortunately. Probably you lost it through post-procession, because camera shake with 1/200 sec. is practically out of question. I advice you to use selective sharpening after re-sizing the image.
Best regards, László