Northern pintail clerihew

Anas acuta
Breeds in Canada, Eurasia, China, Mongolia, Korea and Siberia.
The elegant male
Preens and says “People say I’m a pickup artist. But I’m a dabbler. It’s undoubtable.”

Northern pintails (Anas acuta) are dabbling ducks which breed all across the north temperate zone of the earth, travel south in winter, and return to their breeding ground having already found a mate during the return migration. A Clerihew is a simple verse form.


By I. J. Khanewala

I travel on work. When that gets too tiring then I relax by travelling for holidays. The holidays are pretty hectic, so I need to unwind by getting back home. But that means work.


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