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Jacana spinosa Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Jacanidae Family
23-25 cm (Wingspan(48-52 cm) Length
Wetlands, bogs, marshes pools lakes, lilly pads. Below 1,500 m. Range:- Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Hispaniola, Honduras, Jamaica, (Mexico:- Cozumel Island, Chiapas, Guerrero, Michoacán, Oaxaca, Puebla, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatán Peninsula,) Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, (USA:- Arizona, Texas.) Habitat
3-5 eggs, incubation by male 28 days  days, fledging 55-60 days. 3-4 broods per year. Clutch
Aquatic insects, worms. Food  
3059 - TSN: 176449  - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Ostnák trnitý
Danish: Nordlig Jacana
German: Gelbstirn-Blatthühnchen, Gelbstirnjassana, Jassana
English: American Jacana, Jaçana, Mexican Jacana, Mexican Jaçana, Middle American Jacana, Northern Jacana
Spanish: Gallito, Gallito de agua, Gallito de Agua Mejicano, Gallito de Dedos Largos, Jacana Centroamericana, jacana frente-amarilla, Jacana Mesoamericana, Jacana Norteña, jacana norteño
Spanish (Costa Rica): Jacana Centroamericana
Spanish (Cuba): Gallito
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gallito de Agua
Spanish (Honduras): Gallito de agua
Spanish (Mexico): Jacana Mesoamericana, jacana norteña, jacana norteño
Spanish (Nicaragua): Jacana Centroamericana
Estonian: kuldlauk-lootoselind (kuldlauk-jassaana)
Finnish: Amerikanjassana
French: Jacana à ailes jaunes, Jacana du Mexique, Jacana roux
Irish: Seacana sporeiteach
Haitian Creole French: Doktè
Italian: Jacana del Centroamerica, Jacana spinosa
Japanese: amerikarenkaku
Japanese: アメリカレンカク
Latin: Jacana gymnostoma, Jacana spinosa
Dutch: Jacana, Leljacana
Norwegian: Gulpannebladhøne
Polish: dlugoszpon zóltoczelny, długoszpon żółtoczelny
Russian: желтолобая якана
Slovak: jakana ostnatá
Swedish: Centralamerikansk jacana
Chinese: 美洲水雉


Jacana spinosa
Jacana spinosa dorsalis
Jacana spinosa gymnostoma
Jacana spinosa lowi
Jacana spinosa spinosa
Jacana spinosa violacea

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