- n. Muscovy duck
“The muscovy is a voracious omnivore that is particularly fond of insects.”
“Several bird species native to the region are the screamer Chauna chavarria, the wild muscovy duck Cairina moschata, the comb duck Sarkidiornis melanotos, the tree or whistling ducks Dendrocygna autumnalis, D. viduata and D. bicolor.”
“Until the Spaniards introduced chickens, the indigenous fowl consisted largely of turkey, muscovy duck, quail, pheasant and assorted small game birds.”
“They also brought 'roasted fowl', which could have been one of a number of native species, including the turkey, muscovy duck, currasow and guan.”
“The club's members (there are currently from 470 to 490 of them) enjoy gourmet cuisine like champagne risotto, roast muscovy duck, and lamb osso bucco in two lovely dining rooms.”
“When a solitary muscovy duck took up residence for awhile, a blue heron ?”
“Restaurants in Mexico seem to feature more duck on their menus in the last few years, although the native muscovy duck was domesticated and eaten in pre-Hispanic times.”
“It is one of only two species of fowl (the other being the muscovy duck) to have been domesticated before the Spaniards arrived in Mexico.”
“The muscovy duck, for example, is shown to have several advantages over the domestic duck, in that it is a good forager, is not so susceptible to disease and produces a lean carcass.”
“By and large, they are gregarious, sedentary, vegetarian, and less arboreal than the muscovy - all positive traits for a poultry species.”
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