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Purple Moorhen

Purple Swamp Hen - photograph by David Behrens

Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio), also called Purple Moorhen. This bird is a common breeding resident. Locally called Kaim or Khima, it is found in the wetlands of Haryana.

Order: GRUIFORMES    Family: Rallidae    Size: 48 cm

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