Bronze-winged Jacana


Scientific Name: Metopidius indicus
Common Name: Bronze-winged Jacana
Other Name: Jal pipi, Leaf walker

Identifying Features: metallic green bronze wings, yellow bill, white eyestripe, long grey legs, coot-like shield, long toes

Fun Facts:

  • They have spider-like toes which help them to walk over the leaves present in water.
  • Their appearance resembles the common moorhen and other rails suach as coots.


This image was clicked by Sudeshna Dey.

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