Save the Birds : Restored Birds of the New London Public Museum
Collection:
Carr Natural History
Object ID:
1932.13.27
Object Name:
Specimen, Taxidermied
Description:
Northern Pintail. Male. Large, dabbling duck. Gray and black upperparts, white neck, underparts, gray sides. Head, throat, and nape are brown; a white stripe divides front and back of neck. Gray wings have green speculum bordered with brown above and white below. Tail is black, long, and pointed. Mounted in a standing position on a piece of board. Pintail ducks eat grain, seeds, weeds, aquatic insects, crustaceans, and snails.

Kingdom:
Animalia (Animals)
Phylum:
Vertebrata (Chordata Sub-phylum)
Natural History Class:
Aves (Birds)
Natural History Order:
Anseriformes
Family:
Anatidae (Geese, Ducks)
Genus:
Anas
Date:
1890
Species:
acuta
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Northern Pin-tail Duck before restorationNorthern Pin-tail Duck before restoration
After restorationAfter restoration