Possible Northern Pintail, Herdsman Lake, Perth, WA

To: Birding Aus <>, "Frank O'Connor" <>
Subject: Possible Northern Pintail, Herdsman Lake, Perth, WA
From: Nigel Jackett <>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 17:08:10 +0800
Hi everyone,

I have just returned from Herdsman Lake, where I believe I observed a
Northern Pintail. It appears to be either a male in eclipse plumage, or a
female. It was sitting in the water when I left by itself. However, it was
roosting with other ducks, mainly Grey Teal.
For photos click here:

Herdsman Lake is a suburb northwest of the Perth CBD.
Click below for location of bird in google maps:,115.800748&spn=0.005291,0.011362&t=h&z=17&msid=106799215115382743119.00047f6390461b7ac69a2


Nigel Jackett
Scarborough, WA

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