The picture of this Northern Pintail Duck in water with reflections of the fall foliage was taken in the Bronx, New York. The picture of this Northern Pintail Duck in Water was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
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Slim and long-necked, the Northern Pintail has a distinctive silhouette. The male is easy to identify by his striking markings and long tail, but even the female can be recognized by her graceful, long-necked shape. The pintail gets its name from its pointed tail feathers.