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Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Pheasant-tailed Jacana

Pheasant-tailed Jacana

Scientific name:
Hydrophasianus chirurgus
Habitat :
Wetlands with floating and emergent vegetation.
Birdwatch note :
White wings are diagnostic. Has long-tailed breeding plumage and short-tailed non-breeding plumage. Does walk on plants but also swim in open water and is a good flier.
Photo credit :
Romy Ocon, www.pbase.com/liquidstone