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Purple Swamphen of India


[update] Rhonda's post on New Zealand's Purple Swamphen, also known as Pukeko

69 comments:

  1. LOL - My pen name on Squidoo is Pukeko, which is a purple Swamphen in New Zealand. Ours is no where near as lovely as these birds. Check out NZ's purple swamphen

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    1. Thanks for letting me know this beautiful bird is from India. I have added a link to his post at my page I linked to above.

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    2. Thanks for adding the link. :-)

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  2. Nice shot... Unique colors... [www.ajeethboaz.com]

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  3. Different and beautiful birds.

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  4. intriguingly beautiful pair - nice capture

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous colours. Wonderful image

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  6. A beautiful image of beautiul birds. Such wonderful colours and HUGE feet! I suppose they need them to stop themselves falling over? Love it

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  7. I have never seen beautiful birds like 'Pukeko' before.
    Great pictures!!
    Thank you for sharing,
    Gisela

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  8. Wow...these birds are beautiful! I have never heard of them before.

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  10. So Beautiful capture.
    Thanks for sharing. Have a nice weekend

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  11. that´s an oddlooking bird. You have to love it.

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  12. Wow, they are beautiful birds. Great shot!

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  13. wow, strange birds. Great shot and wonderful colour
    Janice

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  14. Amazing shot of a very beautiful bird ~ Wow!

    (A Creative Harbor ~ Carol L McKenna)

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  15. Lovely. So unique and the color! Happy Critter Day!

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  16. what amazing looking coloration! beautiful!

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  17. Love the background behind the birds!

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  18. They are so incredibly colorful, Shiju. You always come up with something special.

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  19. Wow these birds are wonderfully colored and you got such a great shot...love them and the shot!! These are unique!! Thanks for sharing them with us!!:-)

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  20. Very cool birds, great capture!

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  21. What interesting and colorful birds.

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  22. What brilliant colour! I love the yellow background too!

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  23. Great photos! A very odd-looking bird!

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  24. Oh my goodness...I've never seen nor heard of this species. And, look what I've been missing. What an incredibly beautiful bird. A purple swamphen. I want them here in my part of the world.

    Thanks for linking up this week at the Bird D'Pot. Your post is a remarkable addition for all.

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  25. What amazing colors!! I love the yellow background! Stunning photo.

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  26. Great colors!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  27. Unusual blend of colours in these pukekos! I have only seen the dark blue and black ones! So love the buttery, golden yellow background highlighting them!

    Just a small note! You have linked to the meme Monday Mellow Yellows! Would you include a link back in your post please - to alert your viewers to others participating too! If you are not sure, visit other contributors to see how it may be done! Thank you so much!

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  28. wow!these are great and just look like artworks.

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  29. Oh my goodness, what beautiful birds. Never seen them before. Thanks for sharing.

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  30. Never seen something like this before!
    Absolutely grand!

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  31. I have already said how much I love this - now I am returning to say thank you for sharing it on Mandarin Orange Monday:)

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  32. Oh my - so gorgeous and colourful!

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  33. Wow! beautiful and the colours are so vivid

    Have a fantabulous week ;-)

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  34. Beautiful photo! Thanks for sharing this at Wordless Wednesday at

    Create With Joy
    http://create-with-joy.com

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  35. Gorgeous birds! Love the colours!

    Happy WW!

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  36. They are so cute, Rhonda !
    Beautiful colors... love them.
    Have a nice week and warm greeting, Anna

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  37. Never heard or seen these birds before. Quite unusual looking. A case of once seen never forgotten.

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  38. As cores são muito interessante...observar pássaros é um dos meus hobbies preferidos. Um abraço!

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  39. Now these are cool!

    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com/2013/01/wordless-wednesday-drivers.html

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  40. So glad I dropped by. Would have hated to miss these interesting and fascinating birds. Job well done.

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  41. So pretty! I love all of the colors!

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  42. Magnificient bird....the colors, how proud they stand. Nice composition of image.
    JM Illinois

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  43. I can['t imagine there are birds as beautiful and colorful as these birds!

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  44. Great colors of the birds as well as the background. Keep up the good work!

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  45. Beautiful pictures interesting birds. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  46. I have never seen these birds before. thank you for sharing.

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  47. i love the colors of their feathers! so cute! :) Nice shot!


    Happy Wordless Wednesday! My entry is here , thank you. -Raquel-

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  48. LOVE it! I'm so glad you came by to share on Weekly Top Shot #65!

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