Porphyrio


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porphyrio

(pɔːˈfɪrɪəʊ)
n
any aquatic bird of the genus Porphyrio
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Noun1.porphyrio - Old World purple gallinulesPorphyrio - Old World purple gallinules    
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Rallidae, Rallidae - rails; crakes; gallinules; coots
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42) Porphyrio identified this as a reference to a child's game, and there were apparently also proverbs to this effect (Otto 1971:79).
7) Porphyrio alleni 187 0 Amaurornis flavirostris 88 0 Fulica cristata 80 0 Gallinula chloropus 31 2 (6.
Pair and group breeding behaviour of a communal gallinule, the Pukeko Porphyrio p.
Immediate and long-term effects of translocations on breeding success in Takahe Porphyrio hochsteneri.
porphyrio in southern Spain (Grussu 1999), but earlier than in Portugal (Ramos 1994) where egg laying commenced in March and clutch initiation ceased in mid June.
calopterus Uniform Crake Amaurolimnas concolor Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinicus Finfoots Heliornithidae Sungrebe Heliornis fulica Sunbittern Eurypygidae Sunbittern Eurypyga helias Plovers Charadriidae American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica Sandpipers/Snipes Scolopacidae Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Pigeons/Doves Columbidae Pale-vented Pigeon Patagioenas cayennensis Plumbeous Pigeon P.
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In statements to CNA, Bishop Porphyrios of Neapolis said that the Church of Cyprus and the Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus will try to reach an amicable settlement with the other party provided that "the settlement is reasonable and will allow the repatriation of all Cypriot treasures".
At St Porphyrios, entire families slept on mattresses in the corridors and rooms of the church and adjoining buildings, and survived.