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wattled jacana

  1. Wattled Jacana (juvenile)

    Wattled Jacana (juvenile)

  2. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

  3. wattled jacana

    wattled jacana

  4. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana subsp. hypomelaena) Ammo dump pond, northwest of Gamboa, Cocl Province, Panama. Open marsh with swampy edges. Surrounding area tropical rainforest at 55 m (180 ft) elevation.
  5. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

  6. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

    A shy wetland species with noticeably white wings visible when it flies.
  7. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

    This picture was taken on a vacation in a swamp in the north of Suriname.
  8. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana subsp. jacana) Sexes similar. South Wild, Pantanal, south of Pocon, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Small wetland adjacent to Pixaim River. Riverine with wetlands and cerrado at ca. 128 m (420 ft) elevation. I will be out Friday through Sunday. My wife has another dog show...
  9. Limpkin sinking, Jacana "floating"

    Limpkin sinking, Jacana "floating"

    ... and a Kiskadee coming in for a landing. Thanks to Stanley for identifying the pond plant as Water Lettuce (Pistia stratiotes). This image shows that there really is water underneath. The pond fills with overflow water every time there's a high tide or flood levels in the Rio de la Plata...
  10. Wattled Jacana Wings Up PERU'13 SER

    Wattled Jacana Wings Up PERU'13 SER

  11. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

    Tobago.
  12. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana hypomelaena) Six subspecies are recognized with subspecies hypomelaena being the only one mapped for Panama. Photographed foraging in Giant Salvinia or Kariba-weed (Salvinia molesta: Salviniaceae) at Ammo Dump Ponds, Coln Province, Panama. This aquatic fern is...
  13. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana
  14. Wattled Jacana (imm.)

    Wattled Jacana (imm.)

    Immature.
  15. Baby Wattled Jacana

    Baby Wattled Jacana

  16. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacanas (as well as all of the other jacanas I guess) are provided with huge feet which allow the bird to walk on the floating vegetation without problems.
  17. Wattled Jacana (3)

    Wattled Jacana (3)

    Birds of Suriname: adult Wattled Jacana
  18. Walking on the water

    Walking on the water

    The long toes of the Wattled Jacana help the bird walk on the leafs of the flooded plants.
  19. Jaan

    Jaan

  20. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

  21. Wattled Jacana with young

    Wattled Jacana with young

  22. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

    Fairly common wetland bird on our recent Panama trip
  23. Wattled Jacana

    Wattled Jacana

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