EU, OR: Middle East and Indian subcontinent to s China, n Thailand, Andaman and Nicobar Is and s Myanmar to c and s Indochina to the Malay Pen.
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English Grey-headed Swamphen
Scientific ( Porphyrio poliocephalus poliocephalus)
Family (Latin) Rallidae
Family (English) Rails, Crakes & Coots
Breeding Regions EU, OR: Middle East and Indian subcontinent to s China, n Thailand, Andaman and Nicobar Is and s Myanmar to c and s Indochina to the Malay Pen.
Breeding Range Subregions
Nonbreeding Range Subregions
Countries (BETA) map China,India - Andaman and Nicobar Islands,India - mainland,Iran,Iraq,Myanmar,Pakistan,Sri Lanka,Thailand,Turkey, United States - mainland(I),
IOC 9.1 Subspecies
Group Subspecies Breeding Range
seistanicus se Turkey to the Caspian Sea, nw Iran, Iraq to Pakistan and nw India
poliocephalus India and Sri Lanka to sw China and n Thailand, Andaman and Nicobar Is.
viridis s Myanmar to c and s Indochina to the Malay Pen.
IUCN Status Code LC ( Birdlife factsheet)
Described by (Latham, 1801)
French Talève à tête grise
Bird Data App text Recently introduced in South Florida.
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Breeding Range Codes
AF Africa (entire continent rather than south of Sahara)
AO Atlantic Ocean
AU Australasia (Wallacea (Indonesian islands east of Wallace's line), New Guinea and its islands, Australia, New Zealand and its subantarctic islands, the Solomons, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu)
EU Eurasia (Europe, Asia from the Middle East through central Asia north of the Himalayas, Siberia and northern China to Japan)
IO Indian Ocean
LA Latin America (Middle and South America)
MA Middle America (Mexico through Panama)
NA North America (includes the Caribbean)
NO Northern oceans
OR Oriental Region (South Asia from Pakistan to Taiwan, plus Southeast Asia, the Philippines, and Greater Sundas)
PO Pacific Ocean
SA South America
SO Southern oceans
TO Temperate oceans
TrO Tropical oceans
IUCN Status Codes
EW Extinct in the wild
CR Critically Endangered
NT Near Threatened
LC Least Concern
DD Data deficient
NE Not evaluated
PE Probably extinct (informal)
PEW Probably extinct in the wild (informal)