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Synonyms for Porphyrio

Old World purple gallinules

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Livestock producers that invested in Stienen systems can take full benefit of their climate and production data by using the solutions of Porphyrio.
A new species of Porphyrio (Aves: Rallidae) from archeological sites in the Marquesas Islands.
Kallar Kahar Lake is on the brink of drying while its eastern side (Vantage point= N 32 46 383, E 72 42 887), approximately 100 hectares in area, has completely dried that had marshy area during February- March, 2009 and served as a perfect retreat for Egretta garzetta (little egret), Ardea cinerea (grey heron), Ardea purpurea (purple heron), Gallinula chloropus (common moorhen) and Porphyrio porphyrio (purple moorhen).
Habitat variation in the social organization of a communal gallinule, the pukeko, Porphyrio porphyrio melanotus.
Botschuyver, Scholia in Horatium [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Amsterdam, 1935), 61: `OCCIDIT ET] Haec ad consolationem mortuorum inculcat'; Porphyrio ad loc.
Porphyrio porphyrio (purple swamphen), Gallinula chloropus (common moorhen), Amaurornis phoenicurus (white breasted water-hen) and Himantopus himantopus (black-winged stilt).
In the El Kala region there are some endemic and sub-endemic species of Mediterranean bird, some endemic to Algeria itself, such as a subspecies of the Yelkouan shearwater (Puffinus puffinus yelkouan), the shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis demarestii) and a subspecies of the purple gallinule (Porphyrio porphyrio porphyrio).
To be sure, the strictly palaeographic argument will turn on whether Porphyrio (who had divos) read Horace in uncials, which we cannot know.
10 11 (`si Romana fatigat / militia adsuetum graecari') with Porphyrio ad loc.
If the Archias who made Horace's couches had a reputation for short couches (so Porphyrio ad loc.
In his address, read by Neapolis Bishop Porphyrios, Archbishop Chrysostomos said the strategic partnership between ETEK and TEE is particularly important for both Cyprus and Greece.
36) The Bishop Porphyrios of Neapolis, representative of the Church of Cyprus, has observed that if the frescoes returned to Turkish controlled area Lysi, they would be in danger, and thus it is pivotal that they return temporarily to the Byzantine art Museum where it is safe.
The Great Hall was designed by architect Dr Demetri Porphyrios and includes four lecture theatres and teaching areas on the ground floor and a 700-seat auditorium and cafe bar on the first floor.