An adult bird feeding on insects from spider webs.

An adult bird feeding on insects from spider webs.
Species: Purple Swamphen   Porphyrio porphyrio
Subspecies: porphyrio
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Added to IBC: 12 Apr 2015 - 09:11
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