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DIVE, Dive, dive..., Everglades National park, Florida, United States

© Judd Patterson (Photo #895)

Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: Canon 500mm f/4L IS at 500mm
Date: January 12, 2008
Location: Everglades National park (Florida)

Comments: The Anhinga, sometimes called the "snake bird" is an amazing swimmer. While hunting fish, they will frequently raise just their heads above water. After grabbing a breath and looking around, they slide silently back under water (the moment captured here). They are really fun to watch!