What is another word for swamphen?
4 synonyms found
[ swˈɒmfən], [ swˈɒmfən], [ s_w_ˈɒ_m_f_ə_n]
Swamphen, also known as Purple gallinule, is a beautiful wetland bird that are often found around freshwater marshes and swamps. While swamphen is the most commonly used term for this bird, there are also a few other synonyms that can be used to describe it. Some of the other common synonyms for swamphen include Purple moorhen, Purple swamp hen, and Purple coot. These synonyms are often used interchangeably with swamphen and all refer to the same bird. So, whether you call it a swamphen, Purple gallinule, or any of its other synonyms, it remains a stunning and captivating bird that can be a joy to observe in its natural habitat.
Synonyms for Swamphen:
• marsh hen
How to use "Swamphen" in context?
The swamphen is a small bird of the family Scolopacidae. It is found mainly in wetlands in the eastern and central United States, as well as in parts of the Caribbean. It feeds mainly on plant matter, but will take insects and other small animals. The swamphen is not considered to be threatened, although it is vulnerable to development and habitat loss.