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A surprise! I didn't see this at the time.
Location: Neer Mahal, Sipahijala District, Tripura, India
Date: 2nd February 2012
Equipment: Nikon D300s with Sigma 150-500mm OS lens
The jaçanas (sometimes referred to as Jesus birds or lily trotters) are a group of tropical waders in the family Jacanidae. They are found worldwide within the tropical zone. See Etymology below for pronunciation.