Tag: Jacana

Happy Anniversary: Bird BUsiness

How do you know when you love a book? I know when I resist finishing it. It’s a habit I picked up for Lord of the Rings. Today, I did finish reading the Bird Business, by Rohan Chakravarty: the illustrated peek into the daily… Continue Reading “Happy Anniversary: Bird BUsiness”

Jacana in a lily pond

I had wondered initially how the wattled Jacanas manage to seemingly walk on the water surface. Their incredibly long toes help them there! They can move quickly on lily leaves and other water plants and seem to walk on water..