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Juvenile Jacana An Agry Bird, this Juvenile Jacana is.  Birds,Brazil,Jacana jacana,Juvenile Jacana,Pantanal,Wattled Jacana Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Thanks to Joost Thissen for the identification, this was a tough one. Posted 8 years ago

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The Wattled Jacana, ''Jacana jacana'', is a wader which is a resident breeder from western Panama and Trinidad south through most of South America east of the Andes.

The jacanas are a group of wetland birds, which are identifiable by their huge feet and claws that enable them to walk on floating vegetation in the shallow lakes that are their preferred habitat. They are found worldwide within the tropical zone.

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Nov 15, 2011. Captured Nov 15, 2011 20:13.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/6.3
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO1600
  • 500mm