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Jesus birds or lily trotters

Jacana sp.


They are identifiable by their huge feet and claws which enable them to walk on floating vegetation in the shallow lakes that are their preferred habitat. They have sharp bills and rounded wings, and many species also have wattles on their foreheads.


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Benno Ibold
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Benno Ibold

Kajiado, Kenya

Spotted on Jul 25, 2017
Submitted on Sep 25, 2017

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