An unusual, bulky jacana, less elegant than most but
with a metallic sheen to wings and back offset by black underparts. The tail is dark chestnut but not very visible on the ground.
Found in south-east Asia also but sedentary, these were also taken in Goa where it
is a fairly common in low-lying wetlands. Juveniles are similar to many other jacanas in appearence
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