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Strange Tails

We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust

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Muscovy Duck

Muscovy Duck

Cairina moschata

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The Muscovy duck breeds in the Ibera Marshes although it is rarely seen.  It has a nervous disposition like many ducks in Argentina and perches in trees.

It is a large duck of around 65cm (female) and 55cm (male), predominantly black with a white wing spot which is noticeable in flight.  The male has red skin around the eye and has a small crest.

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