African Darter (SlanghalsvoŽl)

Anhinga rufa (60)

Xhosa name: Ivuzi

Other names: Darter / Snake bird

Equipment: Maxxum Minolta 5D

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African Darter
April 2007 Marievale, Gauteng Adult-breeding plumage
African Darter
June 2006 Marievale, Gauteng Adult-non breeding plumage

Experiences with species

Darters are quite common on inland water bodies. When they swim only their neck protudes out of the water, giving them their name of "Snake bird".