Sentences with word «jacana»

Jacana is the genus comprising the two jacanas of the Americas: the northern jacana, Jacana spinosa, and the wattled jacana, Jacana jacana. (Wikipedia) (See all definitions)
The wetlands of Kakadu are a birdwatcher's paradise, due to the immense concentration of waterbirds, including magpie geese, whistling ducks, great egrets, royal spoonbills, black-winged stilts, great-billed herons, brolgas, comb-crested jacanas and black-necked storks (jabirus).
Look for black turtles, whistling ducks, roseate spoonbills, cormorants, anhingas, blue heron, and northern jacanas.
Enjoy exploring the lake to find cormorants, horned screamers, kingfishers, herons, panguanas, parrots, and jacanas in the areas close to the lodge.
Then, in the hush, sudden movement: moorhens, thrushes, green imperial pigeons, pheasant-tailed jacana, all colourful birds squealing out of the underbrush as we approached.
Dainty jacanas (also known as Jesus birds or lily trotters) lightly walk on the lily pads while the crocodiles bask in the morning sunlight.
Wattled jacanas are black, quail-sized birds with puffy red faces and extremely long toes that wade through the marshes and slow-flowing rivers of Central and South America.
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