Birdwatching in Wagga Wagga


Image — Purple Swamphen

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Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)
Taken on Flowerdale Lagoon, Wagga Wagga, October 23, 2009.

There are a number of subspecies of the Purple Swamphen. The Australasian subspecies, called a Pūkeko in New Zealand, is P. p. melanotus.

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