Pheasant tailed Jacana
 
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Pheasant-tailed Jacana

Pheasant tailed Jacana - Photograph by Peter Jackson

Pheasant-tailed Jacana (Hydrophasianus chirurgus) is a scarce breeding summer visitor in Haryana, (some resident). This bird is found in the wetlands.

Hindi Name: Piho    Order: CICONIIFORMES    Family: Jacanidae    Size: 40-60 cm

Identification: Sexes alike. Head, face, throat and fore neck white in breeding plumage, tail long, sickle-shaped.

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