002 Pheasant-tailed Jacana

The Pheasant-tailed Jacana (Hydrophasianus chirungus) is 39-56 cm long wader with pheasant-like tail and mainly black body except white head, fore neck, and wings. Its huge feet and claws that enable it to walk on floating vegetation distinctly mark it. It is found breeding in India and the Southeast Asia. Females of the species are polyandrous and more colorful.