anhinga

NOUN
  1. fish-eating bird of warm inland waters having a long flexible neck and slender sharp-pointed bill
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  • Since I hadn't had tea yet my fogged brain had not registered the presence of two calm and happy anhinga standing near the water, nor the various songbirds in the trees. A post of vitally unimportant stuff:
  • Anhingas inhabit quiet bodies of freshwater and, while found statewide, are much more numerous in central and south Florida.
  • Anhingas are very similar to Cormorants. They are both diving birds and can swim quite a distance underwater to catch fish.
  • The word 'anhinga' comes from the Brazilian Tupi Language and means snake or devil bird. TravelPod.com TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at TravelPod.com
  • The anhinga is a large bird with a long S-shaped neck and a long pointed bill.
  • Large wading and diving birds seemed to be everywhere: great white egrets, great blue herons, green herons, tricolored herons, roseate spoonbills, anhingas, cormorants, and jacanas.
  • Large wading and diving birds seemed to be everywhere: great white egrets, great blue herons, green herons, tricolored herons, roseate spoonbills, anhingas, cormorants, and jacanas.
  • Its long neck resembles a snake ready to strike when the Anhinga - also called a snakebird - is swimming. The Seattle Times
  • Anhingas are able to sink almost below the water's surface, leaving just the lengthy neck, slim head and long sharp bill above the water.
  • Anhingas adopt a rather bizarre-looking pose for long stretches of time, remaining immobile and apparently oblivious even to passing boaters.
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