Australasian Darter
Found in Australia, Indonesia, New
Zealand, and Papua New Guinea...closely
related to the American Anhinga.
Anhinga novaehollandiae
(L 33.5-35.4" Wt 5.7 lb)
Brisbane 
City Botanic Park
16Oct2015
Mareeba Wetlands
21Oct2015
female
Anhinga is from the Tupi
Indian (Brazil) language.
Lord, Hear this plea of a darter poor 
Whose darts hit wires and then the floor 
I need thy help to win my game, 
And to make mine a remembered name. 
(John Connor)