Scientific Name: Anhinga melanogaster Common Name: Darter, Oriental Darter Other Name: Pan Dubi, Snakebird, Indian Darter
Identifying Features: snake-like long neck, water bird, long neck, black body, blackish-brown head, white-striped feathers, black legs, yellow eyes and beak, dagger-like beak
- Darter swims so low in the water that sometimes only his head and upper neck are visible.
- Darter usually carry its heads in a characteristic ‘Z’ shaped posture.
This image was clicked by Paneendra BR – via Flickr.
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