Greater African jacana egg

Jacanas are African wading birds. They usually lay their eggs on partly submerged pads of aquatic plants or small floating rafts of vegetation.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Natural History
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
East Africa
Collector Excavator
Pitman, Captain Charles Robert Senhouse (from the collection of)
Common Name
greater African jacana egg
Simple Name
bird: egg
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939); Modern (1900-)

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JACANIDAE: Actophilornis africanus (J F Gmelin):  greater African jacana