Northern Pintail

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Northern Pintail

The Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) breeds from Alaska and north Canada to south USA, and in winters to north South America. Its natural habits are shallow, open freshwater lagoons, marshes, and sloughs. Its size is of 64 cm (25 inches) in height and 900 g in weight.

Its head and most of neck are brown, with a white stripe down side of neck. Foreneck, breast, and belly are white. Mantle and sides vermiculated with white and black. This bird eats seeds and aquatic animals.

Common Name: Northern Pintail
Scientific Name: Anas acuta
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