Anhingas in Love, Delray Beach

Taken a few minutes before closing at the Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach.

Anhingas mating

Anhinga post-mating


Thanks to Jim Robertson & Gwen Williams for the Wakodahatchee recommendation.

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5 Comments

  1. Jim Robertson

    Nice images Isabel. Come back in a few weeks after the eggs yet-to-be laid have hatched and it is neat to see the chicks sticking their long sharp beaks down the parent’s throat to obtain food.

  2. Jim Taylor

    The only good thing that can be said about parent birds’ way of feeding their young is that it’s a lot more caring than the reptiles who simply abandon their offspring in the sand, on the shore, in the rushes, wherever. Bards are amazing creatures — their ability to operate in three dimensions, the sense of navigation, their ability to make tools, etc. — but their ways of feeding nestlings are not something I would recommend as an evolutionary example to follow.
    Jim T

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