Bronze-winged Jacana

Bronze-winged Jacana is from the group of wader birds. They are also known as “Leaf walkers”. It is easily identified by the long legs and huge claws which enable them to walk on floating vegetation. It is active diurnal feeder.

Gujarati Name

કાળો જળમાંજાર

Scientific Name

Metopidius indicus

Scientific Family


Status in Gujarat


IUCN Status

Least Concern

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Categories: Jacanas