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The Anhinga is sometimes known as the Snake Bird because it swims with its body below the surface of the water with only its snake-like head and neck sticking out. It dives underwater to stalk fish through the vegetation, and then spears one through the side with its sharp, dagger-like bill! Back at the surface, the Anhinga will tossed the speared fish into the air and catch it in its mouth (as seen in this photo) then swallow it whole. If you look closely, you will see the wound in the side of the fish where it was speared.
The Anhinga in the photo above is a male in breeding plumage, photographed at the Anhinga Trail in the Everglades National Park, Florida (USA). See more cool Anhinga pics below!