Tag: Muscovy Duck

Activities of tabanids (Diptera, Tabanidae) attacking domestic duck-Cairina moschata (Linnaeus) (Aves, Anatidae), introduced in a forest area in the Central Amazon, Manaus, Brazil

Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata) Science Article 1 abstract Presented here are the feeding habits, attack behavior, daily and annual activity of adult of Phorcotabanuscinereus (Wiedeman, 1821), Chrysops laetus (Fabricius, 1805) and Phaeotabanus cajennensis (Fabricius, 1787), whilebiting a domestic duck, Cairina moschata (Linnaeus, 1758). The last two species were recorded for the first timeattacking birds. This […]