Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio

Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio



The Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio), also known as the African Purple Swamphen, Purple Moorhen, Purple Gallinule or Purple Coot, is a large bird in the family Rallidae (rails). From its name in French, taleve sultane, it is also known as the Sultana Bird.

Factsheet: Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio 

 

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