17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Spiky Hairdo

A close up of a Anhinga, also known as Snakebird, or American Darter or Water Turkey. The word anhinga comes from the Brazilian Tupi language and means devil bird or snake bird. These birds are typically found diving for food at the bottom of lakes or rivers.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2019
Photo Location: Kissimmee , Florida, United States of America
Copyright: © Thierry Butler