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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Anhinga



Beauty Of Animal | Anhinga | Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga), sometimes called Snakebird, ejector, ejector States, or Water Turkey, is a water bird of the warmer parts of the Americas. The word "anhinga" comes from the Tupi language of Brazil and Means devil bird or snake is bird.It cormorants such as with the average body length of 85 cm (33 inches), wingspan of 117 cm (46 inches), and the mass from 1.35 kg (48 ounces). A dark-plumaged piscivore with a very long neck, and often swim with only the neck above the water. When swimming in this type of Snakebird name is apparent, since the only colored neck appears above water the bird looks like snake ready to strike.


Anhinga is placed in the family Pitcher, Anhingidae, and is closely linked to Indian (Anhinga melanogaster), Africa (A. RUFA), and Australian Darters (A. novaehollandiae).Unlike ducks, and Anhinga are not able to feathers of water using oil produced by the preen gland. Thus, it can become waterlogged feathers, which makes the birds hardly booming. However, this allows it to easily and dive in search of prey under water, such as fish and amphibians. Can stay down for long periods.When necessary, the Anhinga will dry their wings and feathers, with the similarities in the full form of its semicircular spread of tail feathers, while drying out, so the male meleagrine true lending "Turkey is water," Name him. Will perch for long periods with its wings spread to allow for the drying process, as do cormorants.


If he was trying to fly wings, while it is wet, it has great difficulty getting off the water and take off by flapping vigorously while 'running' on the water. Found on the Anhinga will be searched in many cases of food in the small species groups.Anhinga all over the world in warm shallow water. has been divided into two American Anhinga breeds, AAA and AA anhinga leucogaster, based on their location. AAA can be found on the basis of the anhinga eastern Andes mountains in South America as well as on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. AAA can be found at leucogaster in the southern United States, Mexico, Cuba and Grenada.Birds that live only in the far north and migrate south to their scope and do so based on the temperature and sunlight are available.
 
Anhingas will migrate towards the equator during the winter, but "determined by the amount of sunlight to warm chilled birds" that range. Although not in the scope of the usual, anhingas been found as far north as Pennsylvania and Wisconsin in the United States.Boilers of anhingas often migrate with other birds, described as similar to gliders and black paper.

 
 

 Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Animalia
Phylum:     Chordata
Class:     Aves
Order:     Pelecaniformes
Family:     Anhingidae
Genus:     Anhinga
Species:     A. anhinga

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