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Northern Pintail

Anas acuta

The male of this species has a gray back and wings, white breast and neck, and a chocolate brown head, while the female is a mottled brown throughout except for a white belly. Both have a long, wedge-shaped tail, although the male's is more pronounced than the female's.

Map of Northern Pintail in Canada
Distribution of Northern Pintail in Canada

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