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Stuart Butchart on the Bronze-Winged Jacana

BirdLife International's chief scientist Dr Stuart Butchart reveals the bronze-winged jacana, also known as the lily trotter.

BirdLife International's chief scientist Dr Stuart Butchart reveals the bronze-winged jacana. He shares what he found out whilst spending three years studying them at Vembanur Lake in India, surrounded by water lilies and patiently watching on a canoe.

Producer: Eliza Lomas
Photograph: Prerna Jane.

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