African Jacana Pictures

By Kevin Myers | 2023 Update

Welcome to the African Jacana Picture Gallery!

Dive into the enchanting world of these incredible creatures through our captivating collection of African Jacana photos.

From their unique features to their fascinating behaviors, our curated gallery brings you up close to the wonder of African Jacanas.

Whether you’re a wildlife enthusiast, nature lover, or simply curious, our African Jacana Picture Gallery will ignite your imagination and deepen your admiration for these captivating creatures.

Enjoy the journey!

In the vibrant Okavango Delta of Botswana, an African jacana (Actophilornis africana), a colorful wader bird, stands gracefully on its long toes next to a stunning violet water lily.

African jacana (Actophilornis africanus), a wader bird from Botswana, showcasing its unique love behavior while gracefully walking on long legs amidst green vegetation in its natural habitat.

In South Africa, a fully grown African jacana gracefully traverses across lily pads adorning a river’s surface as it takes each step.

In a mesmerizing up-close encounter, behold the African jacana (Actophilornis africana) as it defies gravity, delicately walking on water with its remarkable long toes.

Witness the extraordinary bravery of a devoted father as he fearlessly rescues his vulnerable chicks from the menacing jaws of a lurking crocodile.

Observe the awe-inspiring sight of a vigilant African jacana parent diligently guarding its precious chicks along the serene river.

Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of a late sunset on the Chobe River in Botswana, as an African Jacana playfully interacts with a water lily, illuminated by the golden hues of the fading light.

Witness a heartwarming scene as a Comb Crested Jacana tenderly guides its newly hatched chicks through their first moments of life.

In the picturesque Chobe National Park, Botswana, adorable African Jacana chicks can be seen perched on a water lily, diligently searching for insects to satisfy their hunger.

In the Djoudj National Park of Birds, behold the magnificent African Jacana as it gracefully navigates the wetlands.