Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio (Linnaeus, 1758)

Order: Gruiformes Family: Rallidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Porphyrio porphyrio Biometrics

Wingspan: 90 - 100 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 45 - 50 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Weight: 700 - 850 g (Cardona & Esteban, 2002)

Status

Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Occasional
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Occasional
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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