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Kabini Backwaters: Snakebird on a dead tree stump

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Snakebird on a dead tree stump
Snakebird is a member of the Darter family and is closely related to the African and American Anhingas. Its official name is Oriental Darter (Anhinga Melanogaster). As you can see, it has a long snake-like neck, hence the name, Snakebird.

Found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, it is a water bird that lives hunting fish in freshwater bodies like lakes and rivers.
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