For More Information Books

del Hoyo, J., A. Elliott, and J. Sargatal, eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 3, Hoatzin to Auks. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions, 1996.

Perrins, Christopher, ed. Firefly Encyclopedia of Birds. Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books, 2003.

Web sites:

The Internet Bird Collection. http://www.hbw.com/ibc/phtml/families. phtml (accessed on April 15, 2004).

"Order Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Relatives)." Animal Diversity Web. http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/classification/ Charadriiformes.html (accessed on April 15, 2004).

"Birds of the World." Bird Families of the World, Cornell University. http://www.es.cornell.edu/winkler/botw/families.htm (accessed on April 15, 2004).

JACANAS Jacanidae

Class: Aves Order: Charadriiformes Family: Jacanidae Number of species: 8 species

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