NORTHERN PINTAIL

(Anas acuta)

Also known as Pintail (6)

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Roberts VI / VII 109 / 37
Clements 2000 27.0990
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
27-92

 

Rare Straggler
A medium sized bird (51 cm to 66 cm) breeding in the Holarctic region. The Palaearctic breeders migrate to Africa, with rare stragglers found in Zimbabwe and the Transvaal. The bird is gregarious and inhabits dams and other inland waters, living mainly off tubers and seeds of waterplants.

 

 

List of Stamps showing Northern Pintail

         Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Aitutaki 0340 0393 1981 30c
Aitutaki 0452 0482 1983 36c/30c
Albania 1764 1787 1975 20q
Antigua 0992 0922 1986 $1.50
Barbuda 0512 0496 1980 50c
Barbuda 0916 0927 1986 $1.50
Belarus 0211 0165 1996 400r
Belgium 2995 2387 1989 13f
Canada 1648 1502 1995 45c
Congo (Brazzaville) 1255 1263 1991 75f
Eire 1061  1056 1997 2
Eire 1480   2002 E5
French Southern Antarctic Territories 0172 0172 1983 1f 50
French Southern Antarctic Territories 0173 0173 1983 1f 80
Gambia 1969  2047 1995 D3
Gambia 4141 ms   2001 D7
Gambia 4143 ms   2001 D8
Grenadines of Grenada 2004  2107 1995 $1.00
Grenada 2819 2885 1995 75c
Iceland 0674 0645 1986 10k
Kiribati 0396 0601 1993 60c
Maldives 2163 2289 1995 5r
Maldives 2176 2302 1995 6r50+
Malta 1224   2001 6c
Mexico 2295 2498 1996 2p70
Mongolia 2456   1994 60t
Portugal 2026 1670 1985 46e
Rumania 2433 1575 1956 3le25
Rumania 2484   1956 3le25
Russia 6264  6210 1991 5k
St Pierre & Miquelon 0540 0511 1975 10c
St Pierre & Miquelon 0813 0776 1999 20f
Uganda 1453 1472 1995 200s
Yemen Republic 0006 0006 1990 10f
Yemen Republic 0013 m Bl 2 1990 460f
Yugoslavia 2513 2330 1989 2200d