Diurnal, From a distance appear to walk on water because they use their exceptionally long toes to walk and run across the leaves of floating water plants. Solitary or in pairs, feeding birds forage along the edges of pools
Coastal Wetlands, Swamps; lagoons; streams; floodplains covered by aquatic vegetation, inland waters and fringing forests.
November to January, 4; pale brown, varied colouring. Both sexes incubate the eggs and care for the young.
Kakadu National Park
Omnivore, Aquatic life and plants.
|| Comb-crested Jacana, Lotus Bird
|| Irediparra gallinacea
|| Least Concern
|| 200-240 mm.
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