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Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio   - Upperwing
Purple Swamphen
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Pariej Bird Sanctuary, Matar, Kheda, Gujarat, India
Date : 4 November 2016
English synonyms:Indian Swamphen (poliocephalus), Grey-headed Swamphen (poliocephalus), Grey-headed Purple Swamphen (poliocephalus), European Purple Gallinule, Purple Gallinule, Purple Swamp-hen, Purple Coot, Purple Moorhen, West Mediterranean Purple Swamphen, Western Swamphen, Philippine Swamphen
Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, crakes, bush hens, watercock, gallinules, swamphens, moorhens & coots
Bird Group :GRUIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
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