Bird ID?

Jan 7, 2006
North Texas
So I've seen this bird around the pond in my back yard and often wondered what it actually is. It finally got up close enough for me to take a picture of (not great, with a bright background, but it'll do for ID purposes).

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What is interesting about this bird is that its neck will extend out about 6 to 8 inches almost like what a loon looks like. BTW, I'm located in the Dallas area if that helps with the ID. I've seen the bird catching small fish out of the pond as well.
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