Allen's (Lesser) Gallinule
Porphyrio alleni
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Allen's gallinule is smaller than the purple swamphen (purple gallinule) and has a grey/blue frontal shield. The upper photo was taken at Lake Nyasa, courtesy of Silas Olofson. The immature and adult in the lower photos are courtesy of Riaan Marais; click it to see seven enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-20 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Silas Olofson, Riaan Marais, Per Holmen, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 12-30-18