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