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Moderate
Concern

Purple Swamphen

Porphyrio porphyrio
Long-term Trend:
Uncertain
Current Trend:
Strong Decline
Distribution Range Size:
Very Large
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Other

Conservation
Categories

Global Red List:

Least Concern

Wildlife Protection Act:

Schedule-IV
Purple Swamphen
Purple Swamphen

Additional Information

Long-term Trend (%)
35.25
Long-term Trend CI (%)
27.97
Current Annual Change (%)
-10.74
Current Annual Change CI (%)
2.24

Distribution Range Size (sq.km)

1143688

Distribution Range Size CI (sq.km)

841
Migratory Status
Resident
Habitat Specialization
Wetland
Endemicity
Non-Endemic

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To cite this page: SoIB 2020. State of India’s Birds factsheet:
Purple Swamphen
Porphyrio porphyrio
. Accessed on 2020-07-06.

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