Flexo-neck Anhinga

Or, “how’d he do that?”

It is mystifying to watch the larger birds scrunch their necks so they look like spirals, partly because it happens so fast and a turn of the head makes it look like a bad yoga position.


One turn to look the other way.


Then his head is down like a corkscrew. The rest of his body never moved as if it wasn’t attached.


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Old rice fields at Magnolia Plantation, Charleston, SC 1/4/2017.

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