Lesser Jacana
Microparra capensis
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The right upper photo of a lesser jacana was taken on the Okavango River, Namibia (11-10); the middle, in Panda, Mozambique (3-11), both courtesy of Per Holmen; the left upper, at Lake Tlawi (6-06); and the lower, at Kerege (1-17), courtesy of Riaan Marais. The long-toed bird forages on vegetation, grass and floating leaves, mainly for small insects.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-20 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Per Holmen, Riaan Marais

Last Update this page: 2-17-17