First record of the Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio) in West Ukraine. - A.N. Klitin, I.V. Skilsky. - Berkut. 21 (1-2). 2012. - P. 202-203.
Three males were bagged in Chernivtsi region in 1971: near the village of Shyshkivtsi on 12 and 26.09 [48°55΄ N, 25°63΄ E] and near the village of Orshivtsi on 19.09 [48°42΄ N, 25°62΄ E]. [Ukrainian].
Key words: fauna, distribution, vagrant.
Address: I.V. Skilsky, Chernivtsi Regional Museum; P.O. Box 532, Chernivtsi, 58001, Ukraine; e-mail: skilsky@rambler.ru.