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Happy Anhinga

The Anhinga (Anhinga 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.

 

This bird was seen and photographed at the Rookery in Venice, FL.

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Taken on September 5, 2011