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Pintail bird pictures


Pintail bird picturesPINTAIL
143. Dafila acuta. 30 inches.

A long-necked duck and with a long pointed tail. Male with head, and stripe down the back of neck, brownish; back and sides barred with white and black wavy lines.

Nest. - On the ground like the other ducks, well-lined with feathers generally placed near the water, laying from 6 to 12
eggs of a dull olive color (2.20 x 1.50).

Range. - North America.