Anhinga Drying Its Feathers

Image: Anhinga Drying Its Feathers

Detailed Description

Anhingas are considered primitive birds because they do not produce oils like ducks and other water fowl. They must dry their feathers periodically in order to fly or even remain buoyant, so they remain perched for significant periods of time with wings outstretched.


Image Dimensions: 2304 x 3456

Location Taken: Everglades National Park, FL, US