Photographer's Note

Northern pintail
Slightly bigger than a mallard, these long-necked and small-headed ducks fly with a curved back pointed wings and a tapering tail, making this the best way to distinguish them from other ducks . The pintail is a ‘quarry’ species, meaning that it can be legally shot in winter, but – unlike in parts of Europe – it does not appear that shooting is affecting their population . The small breeding population and significant winter population make them an Amber List species.

MLINES, dream has marked this note useful

Photo Information
Viewed: 2233
Points: 8
Additional Photos by Baqer Mohammed Jawad (aljawad) Silver Note Writer [C: 9 W: 0 N: 13] (429)
View More Pictures