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Northern pintail duck

Anas acuta

Description:

There are large flocks of these migratory ducks at the North Carolina coast this winter. They often are seen swimming in wetlands together with Northern shovelers, tundra swans, ruddy ducks and other water fowl.

Habitat:

Bodie Island pond

Notes:

They gray-hued elegant duck in the first photo is the male, while the second photo shows the brown-hued female.

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Beautiful birds, and great to see the comparison. Lovely spotting, Maria.

Maria dB
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Maria dB

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jan 19, 2020
Submitted on Feb 7, 2020

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