Mr. Anhinga

Mr. Anhinga, A Male

The male Anhinga is easy to ID, a pure black neck. The females have a tan fuzzy looking neck.

Anhinga are true tropical birds that have moved north over the years following warmer weather.

The word / name Anhinga is actually a description of the bird in the Brazilian Tupi language. It means Snake Bird or Devil Bird.

This year there were far less Anhinga breeding in the local rookery.

Mr. Anhinga
Mr. Anhinga

Note; the Tupi language and coastal tribes are extinct now.

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