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  Pheasant-tailed Jacana

 

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A pair of Pheasant-tailed Jacanas spotted on the River Kwae (fig.) in Kanchanaburi, in breeding plumage, which consists of a blackish-brown body, a white head and foreneck, and a yellowish-buff hindneck.

 

In the middle of the neck, along both sides, runs a black line that divides the colours of the fore and hindneck, and which converge on top of the crown. The short wings are mostly white, and it has a long, blackish tail.

 

  Pheasant-tailed Jacana

 

  Pheasant-tailed Jacana

 

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