P. p. porphyrio is found in Iberia, France, Sardinia and North Africa to Tunisia. This bird is an invasive establishing itself throughout south Florida. A much larger bird than the native purple gallinule. .
Freshwater wetlands, in this case manmade freshwater wetland.
Invasive that is now established in south Florida.
Lat: 26.53, Long: -80.11
Spotted on Mar 15, 2015
Submitted on Mar 15, 2015