Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus
Average number of individuals by week based on Singapore Bird Database data, Jul 2012 to Jun 2022 (all records)
Peak week May 07-May 13
Early date 07 Nov 1988
Late date 16 May 1899
A locally rare waterbird occasionally recorded in Singapore. Despite the name, only breeding-plumaged birds are truly "pheasant-tailed". During the winter months, birds have short tails.