Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Purple Swamphen

Porphyrio porphyrio

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

7 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

Beautiful shot, no doubt. Could you please write something about the habitat/environment where you saw this swamphen e.g (coastal wetlands/swamps) etc. Any information on vegetation around.

Mick G
Mick G 6 years ago

Nice shot. These are now becoming established in Florida USA. I just posted a spotting near me.

Darvesh
Darvesh 7 years ago

very beautiful !

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Nice shot Sarala..

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

Awesome!

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

I really enjoy your spottings, Sarala!!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Beautiful shot!

Hambantota, Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Oct 12, 2012
Submitted on Feb 27, 2013

Related Spottings

Purple Swamphen Purple Swamphen Purple Moorhen Calamón

Nearby Spottings

White breasted Waterhen Brown Shrike Grey-bellied Cuckoo Asian Openbill
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors