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