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Re: Origin of feathers



> On May 6th, TomHopp said:
> The jacaranda, incredibly, picks up its
> eggs under its wings and walks across lilly pads with them.<<
 
Norton, Patrick wrote:
>(I assume
> the name "jacaranda" is a reference to one of the species of _Jacana_
>  --the plover-like birds with the huge feet that walk on floating
> vegetation?)

this is likely as "jacaranda' is a kind of ornamental tree with blue
flowers.

-Betty Cunningham