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The Pintail or Northern Pintail is a duck with wide geographic distribution that breeds in the northern areas of Europe, Asia and North America. It is migratory and winters south of its breeding range to the equator. Unusually for a bird with such a large range, it has no geographical subspecies if the possibly conspecific duck Eaton's Pintail is considered to be a separate species.

This is a large duck, and the male's long central tail feathers give rise to the species' English and scientific.. more

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by Bagerathan Sivarajah
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By Bagerathan Sivarajah

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Uploaded Jan 27, 2014. Captured Jan 26, 2014 10:24 in AB39, Sri Lanka.
  • Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
  • f/6.5
  • 1/1244s
  • ISO500
  • 215mm