Birdorable Northern Pintail

Birdorable 198: Northern Pintail

Cute Birdorable Northern Pintail

The 198th bird in our Birdorable Bonanza is this cute little Northern Pintail. This dabbling duck has a widespread range in the Northern Hemisphere. It breeds across northern areas of North America, Europe and Asia and in winter migrates as far south as Hawaii, Central America, sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Its global population is estimated at 6.1 to 7.7 million birds. Have you ever seen a Pintail?

Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
Photo by Frank Shufelt (Source: Flickr)

Until the 31st of July we'll be adding a new bird every day as part of our Birdorable Bonanza until we reach the 200th at the end of this month. Here's a preview of tomorrow's bird:

Preview of Birdorable 199