Comb-crested ja­cana chick

Australian Geographic - - Your Say - by Anne Collins

Lit­tle big­ger than a ping-pong ball, this young comb-crested ja­cana ( Iredi­parra

gal­li­nacea) strides out on Yel­low Wa­ter bil­l­abong, Kakadu NP. Spend­ing their lives on wa­ter, th­ese birds have large feet for walk­ing on float­ing veg­e­ta­tion in search of food.

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