Madagascar Jacana Actophilornis albinucha


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Safford, R. J. 2013. Madagascar Jacana Actophilornis albinucha. In: Safford, R. J.; Hawkins, A.F. A. (ed.), The Birds of Africa. Volume VIII: The Malagasy Region, pp. 376-378. Christopher Helm, London.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Actophilornis albinucha. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/madagascar-jacana-actophilornis-albinucha on 29/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 29/09/2023.