Passel of pintails at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

A flock of northern pintails¬†(Anas acuta) are among the birds wintering on Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. Northern pintails are ducks that travel to the area along the Atlantic Flyway from northern Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador. They are omnivores, eating plants, grains, seeds, insects, worms and a variety of crustaceans. The Manteo Office for the … Continue reading Passel of pintails at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge