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Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio poliocephalus   - Adult and chick
Purple Swamphen
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Vadhavana Lake, Dabhoi, Vadodara District, Gujarat, India
Date : 16 April 2017
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 (pulverulentus), Australasian Swamphen (samoensis), Sunda Swamphen (indicus)
Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, Crakes, Bush Hens, Watercock, Gallinules, Swamphens, Moorhens & Coots
Bird Group :GRUIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
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