“The Purple Swamphens Porphyrio porphyrio viridis have a large diet. This is the first time I have seen them feeding on grass seeds (see seed-stained bills).
“Grass seed feeding reported in literature.”
Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
12th November 2016
Location: Tambun, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Wetlands, ex-mining pools, fish farming, limestone hills