Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Jacanas :: African Jacana

African Jacana Actophilornis africanus

Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Lily-trotter, Greater African Jacana
Old scientific name(s): Metopidius africanus, Jacana africana

Photographs

Saly, Senegal - Feb 17, 2004 © Alain Fossť  Kenya - Aug, 2003 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  South Africa - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Abuko Nature Reserve, The Gambia - Feb 8, 2004 © Ben van den Broek  Abuko Nature Reserve, The Gambia - Feb 8, 2004 © Ben van den Broek 
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Range

Africa s. of the Sahara;
Senegambia and sw. Mauitania e. through s. Mali, s. Niger, s. Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia and s. Somalia s. to c. Namibia, ne. Botswana and e. South Africa (Transvaal, Natal and e. Cape Province).

Videos

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Sounds

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References

Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.

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