A Northern Pintail drake takes off abruptly....
an older image of mine
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A Northern Pintail takes flight
Best viewed large...note the water droplets on the tail tips which are normally pointed...
Similar to a shot I posted in February but with the wings on the up beat this time.
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The background is snow and yet another bird that forgot to go South. But then again, its not a Southern Pintail .-)