Grey-headed Swamphen

Porphyrio poliocephalus - Talève à tête grise

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Rallidés

  • Genus
    :

    Porphyrio

  • Species
    :

    poliocephalus

Descriptor

Latham, 1801

Biometrics
  • Size
    : cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Talève à tête grise
adult plum. breeding
Talève à tête grise
adult

Grey-headed Swamphen (Porphyrio poliocephalus) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Porphyrio poliocephalus poliocephalus (India and Sri Lanka to sw China and n Thailand, Andaman and Nicobar Is.)
  • Porphyrio poliocephalus seistanicus (se Turkey to the Caspian Sea, nw Iran, Iraq to Pakistan and nw India)
  • Porphyrio poliocephalus viridis ()

Foreign names

  • Talève à tête grise,
  • Calamón cabecigrís,
  • camão-indomalaio,
  • Graukopf-Purpurhuhn,
  • Grijskoppurperkoet,
  • Pollo sultano testagrigia,
  • gråhuvad purpurhöna,
  • Gråhodesultanhøne,
  • sultánka brahmanská,
  • slípka šedohlavá,
  • Indisk Sultanhøne,
  • modrzyk siwogłowy,
  • Сероголовая султанка,
  • ハイガシラセイケイ,
  • 紫水鸡,
  • นกอีโก้ง,
  • 灰頭紫水雞,

Voice song and cries

Talève à tête grise
adult plum. breeding

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

QRcode Talève à tête grise
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