Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio) videos, photos and sound recordings | the Internet Bird Collection

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Purple Swamphen   Porphyrio porphyrio

Check out the full taxonomy and distribution of Purple Swamphen on HBW Alive.
HBW Alive contains information on Descriptive notes, Voice, Habitat, Food and Feeding, Breeding, Movements, Status and Conservation plus a list of bibliographical references for this species account.

Altitudinal range based on materials on IBC:
From sea level up to 2129 meters

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SubspeciesVideosPhotosSounds
P. p. porphyrio4749
P. p. madagascariensis8131
P. p. caspius24
P. p. seistanicus
P. p. poliocephalus35726
P. p. viridis442
P. p. indicus32
P. p. pulverulentus12
P. p. pelewensis
P. p. melanopterus2
P. p. bellus27
P. p. melanotus59405
P. p. samoensis143

Subspecies assigned to 65% of the materials (387 out of 594)

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