Monday, May 25, 2009

Anhinga

My favorite bird showed up at the end of our sidewalk. This is the Anhinga, but I call it the prayer bird because with wings out it appears to be praying. This bird swims underwater to catch fish but doesn't have coated feathers so it needs to stand for hours in the sun drying it's wings.

2 comments:

cecemeetsworld said...

this picture and your explanation just brought me to tears. thank you. thank you. thank you.

Rubberbacon said...

Your welcome. Maybe you can come to S. Florida some day and see them. There are alot in the Everglades too. That's a cool place to visit.