Jacana House

It is all about colours...

The African Jacana, wading ...

.. and in flight, S'thn Africa.

Jacana Species

Order - Charadriiformes;
Suborder - Charadrii, "the Plovers";
Superfamily - Jacanoidea;
Family - Jacanidae

Species NameCommon NameLocation
Jacana spinosaAmerican JacanaMexico to Panama
Jacana jacanaWattled JacanaPanama to Argentina
Actophilornis albinuchaMadagascar JacanaMadagascar
Actophilornis africanusAfrican JacanaSouthern Africa
Microparra capensisLesser JacanaZambia
Hydrophasianus chirurgusPheasant-tailed JacanaIndia
Irediparra gallinaceaComb-crested JacanaAustralia
Metopidius indicusBronze-winged JacanaOrient