Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen)

Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen)

Porphyrio is the swamphen genus of birds in the rail family. There are six or more subspecies of the Purple Swamphen, depending on the authority, which differ mainly in the plumage colours. The one Here is no doubt P. p. melanotus found in much of...