Madagascan Jacana

Actophilornis albinucha - Jacana malgache

Jacana malgache
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Jacanidés

  • Genus
    :

    Actophilornis

  • Species
    :

    albinucha

Descriptor

Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, I, 1832

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Jacana malgache
adult
Jacana malgache
juvenile

Madagascan Jacana (Actophilornis albinucha) is a species of bird in the Jacanidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Jacana malgache,
  • Jacana Malgache,
  • Jaçanã-malgaxe,
  • Weißnacken-Blatthühnchen,
  • madagaszkári levéljáró,
  • Madagaskarjacana,
  • Jacana del Madagascar,
  • Madagaskarjacana,
  • Madagaskarbladhøne,
  • jakana čiernohrdlá,
  • ostnák madagaskarský,
  • Madagaskarbladhøne,
  • madagaskarinjassana,
  • jacana de Madagascar,
  • długoszpon madagaskarski,
  • Мадагаскарская якана,
  • マダガスカルレンカク,
  • 马岛雉鸻,
  • 馬達加斯加雉鴴,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Jacana malgache
juvenile

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Ponds (below 8ha)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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