Northern Pintail

Family: Anatidae (dabbling duck)

Size: Approximately between 66cm and 76cm

Longevity: The lifespan of the northern pintail is about 20 years.

Habitat: It lives in open marshes, ponds, lakes and coastal waters

Food: The Northern Pintail feeds mainly on plant matter such as seeds, bulbs and parts of aquatic plants and sedges.

Did you know that the northern pintail is both nocturnal and diurnal?