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Northern pintail (male)
Anas acuta


Size: 25 inches
Overall Color: dark brown and gray and white
Occurrence: near water
Diet: aquatic plants, crustaceans, grains
Nest: dish
Field Identification: dark brown head, white underneath, long pointed tail
Season: summer

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: anseriformes
Family: 01 Anatidae (geese,ducks,swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: acuta

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