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African Janaca

African Janaca

An African Jacana's typical habitate is shallow water in marshy areas. It is very adept at using small bits of vegetation to support it as it skims over the water looking for insects & small crustaceans. This species has an unusual polyandric relationships with more than one male at a time, and will produce eggs from any one or several of its several male escorts. [Khwai, Moremi NP, Botswana].