Nature School Game 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

3 Comments

BrendanNicholls
BrendanNicholls 7 years ago

Yep. They are reasonably tame, bold. Not hard to get a good shot if you wait for a few minutes.

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 7 years ago

Nice spotting Brendan. I love these birds, they're such cool colours.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

That first shot is a gem.

BrendanNicholls
Spotted by
BrendanNicholls

Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jun 10, 2013
Submitted on Jun 10, 2013

Related Spottings

Purple Swamphen Purple Moorhen Calamón Porphyrio porphyrio Vs. Sterna hirundo

Nearby Spottings

Pacific Black Duck Chestnut Teal Eurasian (Common) Coot Grey Teal
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors