FEATHERY FRIDAY# 27
Birds come in so many bright colors and we have found a really neat one for you today! These birds are located all around the Eastern world, so let’s head to out and see if we spot a bird with purple plumage!
MEET THE PURPLE SWAMPHEN!
Diet: Omnivore: aquatic vegetation, invertebrates
Length/Weight: 15-20”/ 18- 46oz
Conservation Status: Common
- Purple Swamphens have beautiful purple and black plumage.
- They also have bright red legs and bills.
- Purple swamphens don’t have webbed feet, but are excellent swimmers.
- Both the male and female incubate the eggs and take their chicks.
- Purple swamphens are regarded as noble birds in Ancient Rome
- Hear the call.
We just love these lovely birds! If you were a bird what color would you be? Ellie loves green and Edmond wants blue!