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Purple Swamphen

Porphyrio porphyrio

Description:

The Purple Swamphen is a large rail. It is dusky black above, with a broad dark blue collar and dark blue to purple below. It has a white undertail. The bill is red and robust, and the legs and feet orange-red.

Habitat:

The Purple Swamphen is found around freshwater swamps, streams and marshes.


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2324, New South Wales, Australia

Lat: -32.66, Long: 152.15

Spotted on Jul 11, 2012
Submitted on Jul 11, 2012

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