MADAGASCAR JACANA Actophilornis albinucha

Obviously endemic to Madagascar, related to the mainland species but with a dramatic "reversal" of head and neck plumage, with black below and white hindneck. Juveniles are similar to African Jacana, and younger birds, perhaps females, may have largely black necks. Formerly common, this species is suffering from habitat loss, as are most wetland species in Madagascar.

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