Purple swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)

Also known as: Purple gallinule, Purple swamp-hen
  
French: Poule sultane
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderGruiformes
FamilyRallidae
GenusPorphyrio (1)

Classified as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List (1).

Information on the purple swamphen is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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  1. IUCN Red List (September, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org