Category: Waterfowl

Crakes, Rails, Jacanas, Swamphen, Moorhen, Coots, Cormorant, Darter

Comb-crested Jacana

These always look so amazingly awkward, with their huge spidery feet, and they’re always against such a busy background, but I hope I finally have better photos. I’m sure my previous Jacanas are tagged...

Little Black Cormorant

I’ve seen lots of cormorants, so I was a bit surprised to find that this was a new bird for my list! I maybe have seen, and even photographed a Little Black Cormorant before,...


While this pelican was performing, and was “part of the collection”, he was not caged, nor tethered.

Comb-crested Jacana

Absolutely awful photo of an amazing bird – sometimes called the Jesus bird, because it “walks on water”. The feet are incredible! Better photos in this post.

Little Pied Cormorant

This bird was a delight to watch. He caught and lost this fish at least three times before finally eating it. Makes you wonder if it was just clumsy, or if it was having...