Purple Swamphen


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Characteristics
Colouring Pirplish blue body, red face, white tail
Voice Loud abrupt bleating
Feeds on
Flight
Nesting Semi-Floating
Social Flocks
Purple Swamphen
Purple Swamphen
Also Known As ..
Purple Gallinule
Page Last Updated 01/02/2018 00:34:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Gruiformes
Family Rallidae
Species Porphyrio porphyrio
Category Coots
StdName Purple Swamphen
Vital Statistics
Length 45 to 50 cms
Weight 0 to 0 gms
Wingspan 90 to 100 cms
Lifespan 0 to 0 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
CAN
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Purple Swamphen (Species=Porphyrio porphyrio / Standard Name=Purple Swamphen)