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Anhinga ,Anhinga


A bird of southern swamps, the Anhinga is known as the Water-Turkey also called a snake bird and It will perch for long periods with its wings spread to allow the drying process.The Anhinga dives from the surface of the water and swims slowly underwater hunting for fish. The diet consists of many small- to medium-sized wetland fishes, with very small amounts of crustaceans and invertebrates. Anhinga will sometimes migrate towards the equator during winter. The Anhinga is protected in the US under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918

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Andrew Gruber
Andrew Gruber 7 years ago

That is a great picture. And the bird's eyes really stick out!

p.young713 7 years ago

Thank you, Emma for the kind comments!!

Hema 7 years ago

Awesome Pyoung. The green eyes are beautiful!! Lovely spotting!

p.young713 7 years ago

Thank you!!

ulvalactuca77 7 years ago


p.young713 7 years ago

Thank you for the kind comments. I like the color of the birds eyes too. The music is my cousin Steve's band. Thank you.

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Lovely shot, it seems as though the eye has been replaced by an expensive stone. Lovely Video, great music. Nice info. Thanks for sharing.

Crystal River, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.90, Long: -82.59

Spotted on Nov 11, 2011
Submitted on Nov 15, 2011

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