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The 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.

It is a cormorant-like bird with an average body length of 85 cm , a wingspan of 117 cm , and a mass of 1.35 kg . It is a dark-plumaged piscivore with a very long neck, and often swims with only the neck above water. When swimming in this style.. more

Similar species: Pelecaniformes
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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By Joe Spandrusyszyn

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Uploaded Mar 19, 2017. Captured Mar 11, 2017 17:15 in Alligator Alley, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA.
  • ILCE-6300
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO125
  • 300mm