Anhinga Are Different

Anhinga Are Different

Different, and yes weird too. After all they are the ‘snake bird’.

Swamp birds stand and grab fish, Anhinga swim on the bottom and spear them. Other birds land in the trees and preen for hours. Anhinga get soaked and muddy, stand around to dry.

Anhinga Are Different
Anhinga Are Different

When they swim only their neck is above water. Oh, they can’t walk either.

Anhinga Are Different
Anhinga Are Different

And here is another habit. All the others look around the waters edge for sticks to build with.

Anhinga Are Different
Anhinga Are Different

An Anhinga will dig them out of the mud.

Anhinga Are Different
Anhinga Are Different

Which makes them twice as heavy and completely unwieldy.

Anhinga Are Different
Anhinga Are Different

But they are fun to watch.

 

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