All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Northern Jacana</b>
"Jacana Centroamericana"
<em>Jacana spinosa</em>
La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Feb. 24, 2011

This is a bird I have wanted to see for many years! I wish the feet were easier to see in this photo, the toes are enormous!!! Their ext...
Northern Jacana
"Jacana Centroamericana"
Jacana spinosa
La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Feb. 24, 2011

This is a bird I have wanted to see for many years! I wish the feet were easier to see in this photo, the toes are enormous!!! Their extremely long toes are used for walking on aquatic vegetation, as seen here.

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