Eric Smits - Bio 203
The Anas acuta, commonly known
as the Pintail, is one of the most abundant,
if not the most abundant, duck in the world.
it is found almost anywhere in the northern
hemisphere. However this website is focused
on the Northern Pintail which is native to
North America and more importantly the La
Crosse area. Although it is not overly
common in the area it is by no means a
stranger to these parts. It is also
considered prized game for hunting and the
male (drake) is greatly sought after for its
This website is entirely devoted to the Northern Pintail but if you would like to check out other interesting organisms don't hesitate to at Multiple Organisms!