Reader Jay Richmond just sent me a mess of mighty Muscovy Duck photos to add to our gruesome gallery. If your day has thus far been lacking in caruncular charm, get your fix of Manky Muscovy Ducks!

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Mike is a leading authority in the field of standardized test preparation, but he's also a traveler who fully expects to see every bird in the world. Besides founding 10,000 Birds in 2003, Mike has also created a number of other entertaining but now extirpated nature blog resources, particularly the Nature Blog Network and I and the Bird.