Photograph of pectoral muscle from a Northern Pintail Duck

Photograph of pectoral muscle from a Northern Pintail Duck (Anas acuta) found dead in Arizona, U.S.

Detailed Description

Photograph from a Northern Pintail Duck (Anas acuta) found dead in Arizona, US.  (A) The pectoral muscle contains numerous sarcocysts (arrowheads) of Sarcocystis sp. that are grossly visible as tan rice grain-like structures.  An area of hemorrhage (*) is also shown.

Details

Image Dimensions: 974 x 827

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US