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Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus   - Adult with chick
Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Photographer : © Jaysukh Parekh “Suman”
Location :Kukma Lake, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 29 August 2014
English synonyms:Waterpheasant, Water Pheasant
Bird Family :Jacanidae - Jacanas
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The legs of the chick develop more quickly in comparison to complete body as use of legs starts very early to walk on floating vegetation. - JPS
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