Red-billed Pintail

The Red-billed Teal is 43–48 cm long and has a blackish cap and nape, contrasting pale face, and bright red bill. The body plumage is a dull dark brown scalloped with white. Flight reveals that the secondary flight feathers are buff with a black stripe across them. The sexes are similar, but juveniles are duller than adults.

The Red-billed Pintail is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The red-billed pintail is a grayish African species. - pintail a greyish-brown duck, Anas acuta, with slender pointed wings and a pointed tail How to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, add the site to iGoogle, or visit webmaster's page for free fun content. More

The red-billed pintail is a grayish African species. For more information on pintail, visit WordNet: pintail - Top Home > Library > Literature & Language > WordNetNote: click on a word meaning below to see its connections and related words. More

English Red-billed Duck, Red-billed Pintail, African Red-billed Teal French Canard à bec rouge German Rotschnabelente Spanish Anade Piquirrojo Swedish Rödnäbbadand Dutch Roodbekeend, Roodsnavelpijlstaart Italian Anatra dal becco rosso World: Madagascar; East and southern Africa. It occurs in most areas S of 10°S Kenya: Common species found associated with all types of water. Largely absent from Lake Turkana and the coast (except the Tana and Sabaki estuaries) A common resident that is gregarious outside the breeding season. More

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Order : Anseriformes
Family : Anatidae
Genus : Anas
Species : erythrorhyncha
Authority : Gmelin, 1789