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Comb-crested jacana

Index Comb-crested jacana

The comb-crested jacana (Irediparra gallinacea), also known as the lotusbird or lilytrotter, is the only species of jacana in the genus Irediparra. [1]

19 relations: Australia, Borneo, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Eichhornia crassipes, Gregory Mathews, Insect, Jacanidae, Lesser Sunda Islands, Maluku Islands, National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife, New Britain, New Guinea, Nidifugous, Nymphaeaceae, Philippines, Polyandry, Precocial, Sulawesi, Wetland.


Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Borneo (Pulau Borneo) is the third largest island in the world and the largest in Asia.

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Coenraad Jacob Temminck

Coenraad Jacob Temminck (31 March 1778 – 30 January 1858) was a Dutch aristocrat, zoologist, and museum director.

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Eichhornia crassipes

Eichhornia crassipes, commonly known as common water hyacinth, is an aquatic plant native to the Amazon basin, and is often a highly problematic invasive species outside its native range.

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Gregory Mathews

Gregory Macalister Mathews CBE FRSE FZS FLS (10 September 1876 – 27 March 1949) was an Australian-born amateur ornithologist who spent most of his later life in England.

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Insects or Insecta (from Latin insectum) are hexapod invertebrates and the largest group within the arthropod phylum.

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The bird family Jacanidae belongs to the order Charadriiformes, and consists of 6 genera.

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Lesser Sunda Islands

The Lesser Sunda Islands (Kepulauan Nusa Tenggara "southeastern archipelago" or Kepulauan Sunda Kecil "lesser Sundanese archipelago") are a group of islands in Maritime Southeast Asia, north of Australia.

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Maluku Islands

The Maluku Islands or the Moluccas are an archipelago within Banda Sea, Indonesia.

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National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife

The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife was founded as a project of the Australian Museum on 3 June 1969 (as the National Photographic Index of Australian Birds) to compile a comprehensive collection of photographs of Australian bird species.

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New Britain

New Britain (Niu Briten) is the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago (named after Otto von Bismarck) of Papua New Guinea.

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New Guinea

New Guinea (Nugini or, more commonly known, Papua, historically, Irian) is a large island off the continent of Australia.

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Nidifugous organisms are those that leave the nest shortly after hatching or birth.

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Nymphaeaceae is a family of flowering plants, commonly called water lilies.

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The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Polyandry (from πολυ- poly-, "many" and ἀνήρ anēr, "man") is a form of polygamy in which a woman takes two or more husbands at the same time.

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In biology, precocial species are those in which the young are relatively mature and mobile from the moment of birth or hatching.

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Sulawesi, formerly known as Celebes, is an island in Indonesia.

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A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem.

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Redirects here:

Comb-crested Jacana, Comb-crested Jaçana, Irediparra, Irediparra gallinacea, Lily Trotter, Lily trotter, Lily-trotter, Lily-trotters, Lilytrotter, Lotusbird.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comb-crested_jacana

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