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Anhinga anhinga


Common name is "snake bird" because of the way the neck looks while it swims. Its dark feathers are not waterproof, so they need to bake on the sun to dry their wings.


Lake Eola. Downtown Orlando.


This particular snake bird was fighting over some bread crumbs with a great egret. Living in Lake Eola, a small lake in Dowtown Orlando. The water seemed clear, free of debris.

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Frank Weaver
Frank Weaver 8 years ago

Thank you for the support! I love this birds!

DonnaPomeroy 8 years ago

Nice series, especially like the third shot.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Very nice series!

Frank Weaver
Spotted by
Frank Weaver

Orlando, Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 4, 2012
Submitted on Mar 4, 2012

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