19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Jacana on Lilypad

Taken from the shore near the Zambezi River. These birds appear to walk on water when they stand on lilypads. They are sometimes called "Jesus Birds" because they look like they walk on water.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: near Chiawa Camp, Zambia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Harold Lanna