Avery Island Landscapes - pam-and-edmund-mcilhenny

Unlike other waterfowl, the Anhinga has no oil in its feathers to repel water. Thus it can swim underwater in pursuit of the fish it feeds on. Since its feathers absorb water, the Anhinga must dry its wings in the sun before it can fly, as this one did on a chilly December morning.

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