African swamphen

African swamphen

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Porphyrio madagascariensis

The African swamphen is a species of swamphen occurring in Egypt, Sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar. It used to be considered a subspecies of the purple swamphen, which it resembles, but with bronze green or green-blue back and scapulars.

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Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

References

1. African swamphen Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_swamphen
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/473359

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