December 26, 2015

Waiting for Lunch

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December 26, 2015
Waiting for Lunch

Species: Anhinga | Location: Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Florida, United States

These two baby anhinga chicks eagerly await their next meal, which could easily be from either parent, as both are known to take care of their chicks. They are known to roost in groups and nest in colonies. Anhingas inhabit southerns swamps and are also known as the snake bird since when they swim, all you can see above the water surface is their snake-like head.

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Karin Leperi is a multiple award-winning writer and photographer who embraces the natural landscape along with the wildlife and birds that inhabit it. Whether photographing people, culture, landscapes or wildlife, she seeks to capture the spirit of people, indigenous inhabitants - whether people or animal - and place. She usually shoots with a Nikon D-7200 and a Nikon D-610, along with her favorite Nikon 80-400 mm lens.

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