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Purple Gallinule

Porphyrio martinicus

Description:

The purple gallinule is a swamphen since it has the genus Porphyrio. They are in the order Gruiformes, which means "crane-like", and within the order there are cranes, rails, and crakes. The purple gallinule is a rail species which places them into the family, Rallidae.

Habitat:

Florida wetlands


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James McNair
Spotted by
James McNair

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.58, Long: -80.99

Spotted on Dec 29, 2018
Submitted on Jan 1, 2019

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