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Australian darter - Anhinga novaehollandiae

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  1. Nice portrait! Posted 4 months ago

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The Australasian Darter or Australian Darter is a species of bird in the darter family, Anhingidae. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea. It weighs around 2.6 kg, spans 85–90 cm in length, and has a lifespan of up to 15 years.

It is closely related to American , African , and Oriental Darters.

Typical habitat is freshwater or brackish wetlands more than 0.5m deep with fallen trees or logs and vegetated banks; less commonly, Darters.. more

Similar species: Cormorants And Frigatebirds
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Aug 13, 2019. Captured Jul 17, 2019 11:21 in 6 Cornish St, Speers Point NSW 2284, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/512s
  • ISO800
  • 135mm