The Pintail is a very elegant duck, described by one book as 'the Greyhound amongst ducks'

This pair, photographed at Lymington, were feeding continuously and it was a struggle to get a picture of anything more than the tail end.

Photograph (left) - November 2004

The following Spring we came across a solitary male at Keyhaven and got another distant picture, which will enlarge slightly.

Photograph (right) - March 2005

Some eight years later we came across this pair of Pintails. Still a fair way away but with a new camera in better light.

Photographs (below) - October 2013


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