Elegant, long-necked ducks with a sleek appearance are the Northern Pintails. The tail is long and pointed, but for breeding males, it is much longer and more pronounced than for females and nonbreeding males. The wings are broad and narrow in flight.
A traditional thrush, the melodious blackbird is a ordinary sight in gardens, parks and woodlands across the UK. Blackbirds are especially fond of feeding on lawns and can be seen with their heads cocked to one side, listening for earthworms. They also feed on insects and berries – place out a few ancient apples or plant berry-producing bushes in the garden to pull towards you these delightful birds.
A medium-sized long-tail hawk with small wings. V-shaped flies with wings, low over open fields and marshes, listening to mice hiding below. Distinctive foraging behavior in all plumage and conspicuous white rump patch. There are wet brown females. Adult males with black wingtips are gray above and whiteish below.