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Grey-headed Swamphen [incl. viridis]

Porphyrio poliocephalus [incl. viridis] (= Porphyrio poliocephalus) (Latham, 1801)




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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Porphyrio

Scientific:
  Porphyrio poliocephalus

Citation:
  (Latham, 1801)

Reference:
  Suppl.ind.orn. p.lxviii

Protonym:
  Gallinula poliocephala

Avibase ID:
  BFAE9B0403627027

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BFAE9B04

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 708098

Geographic range:

  • Porphyrio poliocephalus poliocephalus: India to Sri Lanka, southern China, northern Thailand, and the Andaman and Nicobar islands. An introduced population in Florida (United States) apparently is this subspecies
  • Porphyrio poliocephalus seistanicus: Iraq and s Iran to Afghanistan, Pakistan and nw India
  • Porphyrio poliocephalus caspius: Caspian Sea to nw Iran and Turkey
  • Porphyrio indicus viridis: S Myanmar to s Thailand, s China, Malay Pen. and Indochina
English:
Grey-headed Swamphen [incl. viridis]
German:
Graukopf Purpurhuhn
Danish:
Indisk Sultanhøne
Spanish:
Calamón Cabecigrís
Finnish:
intiansulttaanikana
French:
Talève à tête grise [incl. viridis]
Italian:
Pollo sultano testagrigia
Japanese:
ハイガシラセイケイ
Dutch:
Grijskoppurperkoet
Norwegian:
gråhodesultanhøne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gråhovudsultanhøne
Polish:
modrzyk siwogłowy
Russian:
Султанка
Slovak:
sultánka brahmanská
Swedish:
gråhuvad purpurhöna
Chinese:
紫水鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey-headed Swamphen [incl. viridis] ( Porphyrio poliocephalus [incl. viridis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Grey-headed Swamphen [incl. viridis] ( Porphyrio poliocephalus [incl. viridis])
Clements, version 2018:
Gray-headed Swamphen ( Porphyrio poliocephalus) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Gray-headed Swamphen ( Porphyrio poliocephalus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Grey-headed Swamphen ( Porphyrio poliocephalus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Grey-headed Swamphen ( Porphyrio poliocephalus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Grey-headed Swamphen ( Porphyrio poliocephalus) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Porphyrio [poliocephalus, melanotus or indicus]

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Other synonyms


Danish: Indisk Sultanhøne
German: Graukopf Purpurhuhn
English: Gray-headed Swamphen, Grey-headed Swamphen, Grey-headed Swamphen [incl. viridis]
English (India): Grey-headed Swamphen (Purple Swamphen)
English (IOC): Grey-headed Swamphen
Spanish: Calamón Cabecigrís
Spanish (Spain): Calamón cabecigrís
Spanish (HBW): Calamón asiático
Estonian: lasuur-sultantait
Finnish: intiansulttaanikana
French: Talève à tête grise, Talève à tête grise [incl. viridis]
Hebrew: פורפיריה אפורת-ראש
Croatian: Sivoglava sultanka
Armenian: Մոխրագլուխ սուլթանական հավ
Italian: Pollo sultano testagrigia
Japanese: ハイガシラセイケイ
Scientific: Porphyrio poliocephalus, Porphyrio poliocephalus [incl. viridis], Porphyrio porphyrio poliocephalus
Lithuanian: Indinė sultonvištė
Malayalam: നീലക്കോഴി
Dutch: Grijskoppurperkoet
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gråhovudsultanhøne
Norwegian: gråhodesultanhøne
Polish: modrzyk siwogłowy
Portuguese (Portugal): Camão-de-cabeça-cinzenta
Russian: Сероголовая султанка, Султанка
Slovak: sultánka brahmanská
Serbian: Sivoglava sultanka
Swedish: gråhuvad purpurhöna
Tamil: Neela Thazhai Kozhi
Thai: นกอีโก้ง
Turkish: Gri başlı sazhorozu
Chinese: 紫水鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 灰頭紫水雞

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