Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Porphyrio porphyrio Common name Purple Swamphen
Population name poliocephalus
Breeding range From S & E Pakistan through India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, N Myanmar to SW China & N Thailand Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 3 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,001 [R319]
WPE 4 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,001 [R319]
WPE 5 2001 2001 100,000 1,000,001 Best guess [R319]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 0 -1
WPE 4 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 20000

References

  • R319 - Hoffman, T.W., Deepal Warakagoda, U. Sirivardena, 2002. Unpublished information on the birds of Sri Lanka.

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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on