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By eafy  
The Anhinga also known in Australia as a Darter or "Snakebird". They derive this title as they swim underwater with just their head showing above the surface. This one was drying its wings after a swim, allowing me to get within about 2 metres. He seemed more than happy to pose for me!

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: sprock, pea, vparmar and 12 more

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vparmar 13 7 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2005 12:42AM
wonderful shot - well spotted

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keithh Plus
14 25.4k 33 Wallis And Futuna
22 Aug 2005 12:43AM
would be great to see this on a graphical level as well.
eafy 14 9 Australia
22 Aug 2005 1:04AM
Thanks people, you can view a larger version by following the link below.
Lou41 12 139 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2005 1:17AM
Great shot! LOU
22 Aug 2005 2:25AM
Is its head on back to front?

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22 Aug 2005 3:25AM
Excellent capture lovely composition

sandyb 13 34 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2005 3:29AM
superb wekk captured, sandyb
sandyb 13 34 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2005 3:29AM
superb well captured, sandyb
sandyb 13 34 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2005 3:30AM
opps sorry keys got jammed.
glazzaro 13 70 23 United States
22 Aug 2005 6:10AM
Was lucky to get a shot of this beautiful bird only once, well done, you got it drying its wings, the perfect pose! Spot on! Click!!!

firzhugh 13 13 New Zealand
22 Aug 2005 9:36AM
great composition and detail

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