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Anhinga

Anhinga anhinga

Description:

The Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga), sometimes called Snakebird, Darter, American Darter, or Water Turkey, is a water bird of the warmer parts of the Americas. The word anhinga comes from the Brazilian Tupi language and means devil bird or snake bird.

Habitat:

Celebration, FL. Lake Rianhard.

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8 Comments

geertvd
geertvd 8 years ago

@SusanEllison Thanks :)

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 8 years ago

perfect shot

geertvd
geertvd 8 years ago

Thanks @NuwanChathuranga !

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

great shots !

geertvd
geertvd 8 years ago

@AdarshaBSAdi Tnx!

geertvd
geertvd 8 years ago

Thanks @alicelongmartin , I updated the spotting data. I spotted this one in the Everglades as well, but never realised it was the same type.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Nice capture...

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Anhinga-look at the snake-like neck!

geertvd
Spotted by
geertvd

Kissimmee, Florida, USA

Spotted on Oct 18, 2011
Submitted on Aug 30, 2012

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