LESSER JACANA

(Microparra capensis)

Also known as Smaller Jacana (H)

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Roberts VI / VII 249 / 269
Clements 2000 52.0010
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
48-1

 

 
A small bird (about 15 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is an uncommon localised resident confined to the North and East. It is a solitary bird inhabiting lagoons, lakes and vleis. It lives off insects, crustaceans, mollusks and plant material.

 

List of Stamps showing Lesser Jacana

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

No stamps issued