African jacana

photo by Charlesjsharp

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Jacaniade

Subfamily

Actophilornis

Species

africanus

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with generally chestnut plumage
* White neck and white head with black crown and blue shield on the forehead. Long bluish-grey legs
* Size; about 30 cm

Habitat

Wetlands

Countries

Africa

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