Pintail (Northern Pintail) Anas acuta

A common wintering duck in Norfolk, although absent from many inland regions.

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Pintails, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 5th March 2011

 

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Pintails, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 5th November 2011

 

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male Pintail, Caerlaverock (Dumfries & Galloway, UK), 29th December 2005

 

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male Pintail, Caerlaverock (Dumfries & Galloway, UK), 29th December 2005

 

Pintail, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 18th September 2003

 

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Pintails, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 15th April 2004

 

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Pintails, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 3rd December 2011

 

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first-winter male Pintail, Snettisham (Norfolk, UK), 8th December 2012

 

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female Pintail, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 15th March 2004

 

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male Pintails, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 3rd November 2012

 

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Pintails, Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary (BC, Canada), 8th September 2006

 

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Pintails, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 6th October 2012 (the top pair of images are of the same bird)

 

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Pintails, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 15th October 2011

 

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Pintails (with Wigeon - Pintails are 4th & 5th birds from right), Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 10th October 2009

 

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Pintail, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 18th September 2003

 

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Pintails, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 3rd January 2009

 

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Pintails, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 1st November 2008

 

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Pintails, Welney (Norfolk, UK), 10th January 2015

 

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male Pintail, Boundary Bay (BC, Canada), 8th September 2006

 

Pintails, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 9th February 2008

 

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Pintails, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 3rd March 2003

 

Pintail, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 1st November 2008

 

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Pintails, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 3rd January 2011

 

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captive Pintails, Grange-over-Sands (Cumbria, UK), 28th December 2011

 

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captive first-winter male Pintail, Blakeney (Norfolk, UK), 30th October 2015

 

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leucistic male Pintail, Leathes Ham, Lowestoft (Suffolk, UK), 11th February 2012 - this site holds large numbers of captive-origin Pintail (and other species) that have apparently been released near Bungay for shooting

 

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Pintails (front, with Teal behind), Bintree Mill (Norfolk, UK), 6th February 2016

 

There have been a few records of intersex Pintails recently and here's one example from captivity:

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captive intersex Pintail, Blakeney Collection (Norfolk, UK), 12th April 2004

 

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captive intersex Pintail, Blakeney Collection (Norfolk, UK), 7th November 2003