Madagascar Jacana (Actophilornis albinucha) - HBW 3, p. 289
French: Jacana malgache
Spanish: Jacana Malgache
Other common names: Malagasy Jacana
Taxonomy: Parra albinucha I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1832, Madagascar.
Genus occasionally lumped with Microparra and Irediparra in Metopidius, or alternatively with Irediparra and Metopidius in Jacana, but neither proposal widely accepted. Forms superspecies with A. africanus. Monotypic.
Distribution: Madagascar, except for highlands and shrub desert of S & SE of island.
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Bird on shore of lake Locality Ampijoroa Forest Station, Ankarafantsika National Park, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
mark sutton 24 November 2012 50 weeks ago 28 sec 3.8
A bird walking on a wetland Locality Lake Amboromalandy, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Josh Engel 18 September 2006 5 years ago 23 sec 3.7
A bird walking by the lakeshore and then flying. Locality Lake Ravelobe, Ankarafantsika National Park, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Paul Clarke 30 September 2011 1 year ago 18 sec 3.3
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