The Grey-headed swamphen – Porphyrio poliocephalus is a large species of Type – marshfowl, Family Rallidae and Order Gruiformes. It is common across S E Asia and the Indian sub-continent but less so across the northern Middle East. In the AWB Region it is resident in Azerbaijan and NW Iran, the S coast of Turkey, Central and S Iraq, and SW Iran but it also occasionally found in the coastal lands of the S Arabian Gulf states.
Type - marshfowl - nesting often in small groups, Habitat - marshy vegetated wetlands, swamps, lakes, rivers, Order: Gruiformes Family: Rallidae Genus: Porphyrio
Species... Porphyrio poliocephalus Grey-headed swamphen - Species - ebird.org Grey-headed swamphen - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Grey-headed swamphen - Database - avibase Grey-headed swamphen - Species - singaporebirds.com Grey-headed swamphen - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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