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OtherPorphyrio porphyrio   

Purple Swamphen

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Porphyrio porphyrio at Suppressed - 22 Dec 2018
Porphyrio porphyrio at Suppressed - 22 Dec 2018
Porphyrio porphyrio at Suppressed - 22 Dec 2018
Porphyrio porphyrio at Suppressed - 22 Dec 2018
Porphyrio porphyrio at Suppressed - 22 Dec 2018

Identification history

Other Porphyrio porphyrio 22 Dec 2018 RyuCallaway
Other Porphyrio porphyrio 22 Dec 2018 Alison Milton

Author's notes

What the urban swamphen is eating and feeding its young. A few weeks back, at the same location, I saw one of these carrying a pristine McDonalds takeaway paper bag. I was too slow with my camera before it took it off into the reeds.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 6 Abundance
  • 22 Dec 2018 3:05 PM Recorded on
  • Alison Milton Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness Frogwatch ACT and Region Atlas of Life Budawang Coast
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