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Philippine swamphen is a species of swamphen occuring in the Philippines. It used to be considered a subspecies of the purple swamphen, ehich it resembles, but has olive-chesnut mantle and scapulars, and the whole plumage is tinged with ash-grey.
Reed beds, swamps, lake edges and damp pastures
Tender shoots and vegetable-like matter, invetebrates, small fish and eggs