Birds of Cuba BETA

    SULIFORMES: Anhingidae (Anhingas, Darters)  
Genus: Anhinga (1 species, 4 worldwide)

Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) Male
Wakodahatchee, Florida, USA  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Dives underwater and spears fish. Similar in size to a cormorant, but note the pointed bill. Male is black, female brown.
The female has a brown neck.

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