No Florida wetlands bird shoot would be complete with out photographing Anhingas. Found around lakes and wetlands, anhingas are frequently seen perched often with wings half spread. I photographed this bird during the golden glow of sunset.
Immature Anhinga: Viera Wetlands
Noticing movement on a palm trunk a closer look revealed an immature anhinga. This photo was captured at sundown as well.
Anhinga with Catfish: Circle B Bar Reserve
Walking along a hiking path at the Circle B Bar Reserve we spotted this anhinga struggling with its catch. Although the catfish is quite small the anhinga repositioned it a number of times before swallowing; apparently out of concern for its dagger sharp fins.
What a beautiful bird. The feathers are so soft looking that they appear to be fur.
This is a beautiful bird! Great shots, Coy!
That first shot is a beauty!
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